About Us


The Martyrs of La Florida Missions organization is a 501c3 ministry whose mission is to honor and spread devotion to the martyrs by promoting their canonization, establishing a shrine and engaging regional, national and international communities for recognition.

Board President Christopher Stavres and Secretary Heather Jordan sign the Appointment of Postulator and the Notarial Act

The organization serves as Petitioner in the canonization effort, working with the Competent Bishop, Postulator in Rome, four Vice-Postulators, Tribunal, Historic Commission, and numerous people assisting and spreading the word about our colonial lands once called La Florida, "We've got martyrs!

"The Lord blesses their memories and calls upon us to commemorate their sacrifices"  - Monsignor William Kerr, Catholic Historian