Blessed José Ferrer Adell

detail of a portrait of Blessed José Ferrer Adell, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Father Joaquin of Albocácer



Franciscan Capuchin friar, making his profession on 3 January 1897. Ordained a priest on 19 December 1903. Missionary to Colombia where he served as superior of several convents. Rector of the Seraphic Seminary of Massamagrell, Spain where he encouraged Eucharastic Adoration and Marian devotion. When the persecutions of the Spanish Civil War began, Father Joaquin made sure that the seminarians were safe, and then went into hiding in Rafelbuñol, Valencia. Arrested and murdered on 30 August 1936 for the crime of being a priest. Martyr.





Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed José Ferrer Adell“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2016. Web. 26 October 2016. <>