Lay woman in the archdiocese of Valencia, Spain. Baptized on the day of her birth, she was confirmed at age 5 and made her first Communion at 11, all in her parish church of Santa Maria. She considered religious life, but realized a vocation of helping her brother who as a parish priest. Taught elementary school. Member of Catholic Action the Daughters of Mary, a catechist, she was devoted to Eucharistic adoration. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.
- “Blessed Encarnación Gil Valls“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 September 2016. Web. 19 January 2017. <>