Blessed James Alfred Miller

Blessed James Alfred MillerAlso known as

  • Leo William
  • Santiago



Member of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Brothers). He taught Spanish, English and religion, and coached football at a high school in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Noted for his knowledge and skill at construction. Assigned by the Brothers to teach in Nicaragua, he taught classes, supervised the school, and supervised the construction of ten new schools; he returned to Minnesota in 1978 when it became dangerous in the region during the Sandinista Revolution. Missionary and teacher in Guatemala in 1981. Murdered by three masked men who may have been part of the Guatemalan military intelligence death squad, G-2, while standing on a ladder, repairing a wall of a school. Martyr.





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  • “Blessed James Alfred Miller“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 July 2021. Web. 28 November 2021. <>