Blessed Felipe de Jesús Munárriz Azcona

Blessed Felipe de Jesús Munárriz AzconaMemorial


Born to a pious family; he became a Claretian priest, as did two of his brothers. He joined the Claretians in 1886. Studied at Santo Domingo de la Calzada. Ordained in 1898. Novice master. Worked to reduce the spread of tuberculosis, which was spreadly wildly at the time. Superior of communities in the Spanish cities of Barcelona, Cartagena and Zaragoza. Noted preacher of home missions. Known for his devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, the rules of his Order, and passing on Claretian spirituality to younger members and seminarians. Martyred in the persecutions of the Spanish Civil War.





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