Blessed Gregorio Díez Blanco

Blessed Gregorio Díez BlancoMemorial


Baptized on the day he was born, and Confirmed in 1903. As a young man, he moved to Barcelona, Spain and worked for a tram company. Married to Paulina Díez Anidobro, and the father of four. Paulina died on 24 March 1930, and Gregorio’s sister, Blessed Camila Díez Blanco, moved in to help with the children. Friend of Blessed Eliseo Moradillo García. When the Spanish Civil War began, Gregorio sheltered any religious who were hiding from antiCatholic forces, and drew the attention of those forces when he tried to obtain the release of some religious brothers from Sant Feliu prison. This ministry led to his arrest and martyrdom with Eliseo and Camila.





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  • “Blessed Gregorio Díez Blanco“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 February 2019. Web. 4 December 2021. <>