Blessed José Bleda Grau

Blessed José Bleda GrauAlso known as

  • Brother Berardo of Lugar Nuevo de Fenollet

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Franciscan Capuchin friar, professed on 2 February 1901. Worked as a beggar and tailor for his religious community in Orihuela, Alicante, Spain; he developed a relationship with the people of his city based on his humility, piety and charity. When the antiCatholic persecutions of the Spanish Civil War began, he fled to his home village and hid with family. The militia found him on the night of 30 August 1936, spent five days abusing him, and finally killed him. Martyr.

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  • “Blessed José Bleda Grau“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 September 2016. Web. 6 December 2016. <>