Blessed Pascual Fortuño Almela

Blessed Pascual Fortuño Almela, date, location and photographer unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Born to a pious, hard-working family, Pascual was baptized at the age of one day. Joined the Franciscan Friar Minor novitiate at age 12, making his solemn profession on 24 January 1909. Studied theology at the Franciscan school in Onteniente, Spain, and was ordained on 15 August 1913 in Teruel, Spain. Teacher. Spent four years as a parish priest in Argentina. Returning to Spain he taught novices. Vicar of novices at Vest-Valencia in 1931. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.





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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Pascual Fortuño Almela“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 August 2015. Web. 28 October 2016. <>