Blessed José Tapia Díaz de Villachica

Memorial

Profile

Young layman in the diocese of Almería, Spain, he was the son of merchants and early began working as a clerk to learn the family trade. Member of Catholic Action. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War for refusing to renounce his faith.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

Readings

Viva Christo Rey! (Long live Christ the King!) Blessed José’s dying words, as reported by his murderers

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed José Tapia Díaz de Villachica“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 October 2020. Web. 19 October 2020. <>