He early felt a call to the priesthood, and was ordained in the archdiocese of Valencia, Spain in 1920. Parish priest in Quatretondeta, Spain; priest and co-adjutor in Ibi, Spain. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War by Republican forces.
- “Blessed Joaquín Vilanova Camallonga“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 July 2015. Web. 10 December 2016. <>