Joined the Franciscan Friars Minor, taking the name Miguel, and making his solemn vows on 9 September 1893. Missionary to Morocco from November 1895 to November 1906. Worked with victims of the Spanish influenza epidemic of 1918. Monk and sacristan at the convent of Fuenteobejuna, Spain. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.
- 11 April 1870 in Yorreta, Vizcaya, Spain as Leon
- baptized the same day at the church of Saint Michael the Archangel in Yorreta
- “Blessed Miguel Zarragua Iturrízaga“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 September 2016. Web. 24 April 2017. <>