Osmond P. Martin, Belizean Roman Catholic Prelate, Died at 86


Osmond Peter Martin was born on December 4, 1930, in Dangriga, Belize, Central America and died on February 16, 2017.

He was a Belizean Roman Catholic Prelate.

He served from 1983 to 2006 as the third bishop of the Catholic Church for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Belize City-Belmopan.

Martin studied for the Catholic priesthood at Kenrick Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.

He was ordained a priest on April 3, 1959, in his home parish of Sacred Heart in Dangriga.

Osmond P. Martin was assigned to Corozal, then to San Ignacio in the Cayo District.

Martin returned to Corozal to help with the new school, St. Francis Xavier, and subsequently served as pastor at Sacred Heart parish in San Ignacio and St. Joseph parish in Belize City.[

Osmond P. Martin passed away at 86 years old.