Blessed Manuel Martín Sierra

Blessed Manuel Martín SierraMemorial


Ordained in the diocese of Granada, Spain in 1915. Received a doctorate in theology. Teacher and chaplain at the seminary of Granada, Spain. Parish priest at the Divine Shepherdess church in Motril, Spain where he lived in poverty to help support the local poor, and worked endlessly for his parishioners. During the persecutions he sheltered the Daughters of Charity in his church. Found by antiChristian forces, he was ordered to blaspheme to show his renunciation of the faith; he refused. Martyr. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.





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  • “Blessed Manuel Martín Sierra“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2017. Web. 21 April 2021. <>