Blessed Ángel Alonso Escribano

Blessed Ángel Alonso EscribanoMemorial


Studied at the seminary in Salamanca, Spain, and at the Universidad Pontificia de Commillas. Earned a doctorate in theology, and a degree in canon law. Ordained priest on 11 September 1921. Parish priest. As a member of the Diocesan Laborer Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Father Ángel missions and retreats, concentrating on supporting vocations to the priesthood. He served at the seminaries in Burgos from 1926 to 1930, in Valladolid from 1930 to 1933, and then taught at the Belchite seminary in 1934. Prefect and professor of logic at the seminary in Almería, Spain in 1934; he considered his most important task to be spiritual director of the seminarians. Captured by antiCatholic forces on 10 July 1936, he was imprisoned for several weeks, and then executed in the Spanish Civil War. Martyr.





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