Blessed José Ramón Ferragud Girbes

Blessed José Ramón Ferragud GirbesMemorial


Baptized at the age of two days at his parish church of Saint James the Apostle. Lifelong layman in the archdiocese of Valencia, Spain. Married on 21 January 1914 to Josefa Borras Borras. Father of eight children. Attended daily Mass, and was active in the lay apostolates in his parish including the Union of Catholic Workers, serving as a catechist, writing about the conditions of Christians in Spain, and standing guard to protect churches. Arrested several times by antiCatholic miitia men, and eventually martyred in the Spanish Civil War. He died shouting “Viva Christo Rey!” (Long live Christ the King!)





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  • “Blessed José Ramón Ferragud Girbes“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 September 2016. Web. 28 October 2016. <>