Blessed Francisco Bandrés Sánchez

Blessed Francisco Bandrés Sánchez, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Studied at Huesca and Campello, Spain. Joined the Salesians of Don Bosco in 1913, beginning his novitiate at Carabanchel in Barcelona, Spain. Ordained a priest in 1922. Musician and musical director. Taught in Barcelona, Mataro and Sarria. At the start of the Spanish Civil War, he used the school resources to send away as many of the students and his Salesians brothers as possible. Martyred by members of the Unified Marxist Workers Party for the crime of being a priest and running a Catholic school.





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  • “Blessed Francisco Bandrés Sánchez“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 February 2019. Web. 19 October 2021. <>