Blessed Josep Domènech Bonet

Blessed Josep Domènech BonetAlso known as

  • Benet of Santa Coloma de Gramenet
  • Benedict of Santa Coloma de Gramenet
  • Giuseppe Doménech Bonet



Josep joined the Capuchin Franciscan Friars Minor in 1909, making his solemn profession on 23 February 1913. Ordained a priest on 29 May 1915. He served at the Capuchin house in Manresa, Spain as novice master and porter. Father Josep was forced to abandon the convent and going into hiding on 22 July 1936 when Communist militia overran the place during the Spanish Civil War, but the Marxists soon located him, seized him, tortured him, ordered him to blaspheme, and when he refused, murdered him. Martyr.





Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Josep Domènech Bonet“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 October 2020. Web. 5 December 2020. <>