Blessed Juan Soler García

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The son of Miguel and Catalina, a pious couple, Juan was baptized at the age of two days. He felt early called to the priesthood, studied at the seminary of San Indalecio, and later taught there for nine years. He became private secretary to Bishop Bernardo Martínez y Noval, diocese of Almería, Spain in 1926. Ordained a priest on 2 June 1928, he served as parish priest while continuing to teach and work for his bishop. Counselor of the Union of Catholic Women and secretary of the Diocesan Board of Religious Education in 1936. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War by Communist militiamen for the offense of being a priest.

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  • “Blessed Juan Soler García“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 October 2020. Web. 25 October 2020. <>