Blessed María Pilar Gullón Yturriaga

Blessed María Pilar Gullón YturriagaMemorial


The eldest of four children born to Manuel Gullón and Pilar Yturriaga. Member of Catholic Action and the Daughters of Mary in the diocese of Astorga, Spain where she taught catechism to children and cared for the sick in their homes. A lifelong lay woman, she trained and served as a Red Cross nurse at the front in the Spanish Civil War. On 27 October 1936, she was imprisoned, abused, raped and ordered to renounce Christianity by the antiCatholic militia; she refused. Martyr.





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  • “Blessed María Pilar Gullón Yturriaga“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 January 2021. Web. 9 March 2021. <>