Blessed Álvaro Sanjuán Canet

Blessed Álvaro Sanjuán CanetMemorial

Profile

Member of the Salesians of Don Bosco. Studied at the seminary of Campello, Alicante, Spain, and then in Turin, Italy. Ordained in 1934. When the Spanish Civil War broke out, Father Álvaro fled to Cocentaina, Spain and went into hiding with his parents, but was found, briefly imprisoned and then executed. Martyr.

Born

Died

  • during the night of 1 to 2 October 1936 in on the side of the road outside Villena, Alicante, Spain

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Álvaro Sanjuán Canet“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 October 2016. Web. 19 February 2017. <>