Blessed Francis Le Livec

Blessed Francis Le Livec

Francis Le Livec


  • Death: 09/02/1792
  • Nationality (place of birth): France

Francis Le Livec (1726-1792) was one of the Jesuits who were killed when the French Revolution turned into a rabid anti-Catholic persecution. Father Le Livec taught philosophy at Vannes and was treasurer of the Jesuit college in Brest. He left France in 1762 and went to Italy and Germany where taught until finally returning to France, first in Tours and later in Paris where he was chaplain to the Daughters of Calvary.

For more details see the description under Blessed James Bonnaud and 22 Paris Martyrs

Originally Collected and edited by: Tom Rochford, SJ