Entered the novitiate of the Friars Minor Conventual at the Franciscan convent at Granollers, Spain as a teenager in 1929. Studied at the seminary in Osimo, Italy where he was ordained in 1934. His short career as a parish priest in Granollers was noted for his preaching and devotion to the confessional. Captured, beaten and martyred in the Spanish Civil War for the offense of being a priest.
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