Blessed Pedro Ruiz de los Paños Angel

photograph of Blessed Pedro Ruiz de los Paños Angel, date, location and photographer unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Studied at the seminary in Toledo, Spain. Priest. Joined the Diocesan Laborer Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Administrator of Spanish seminaries in Malaga, Badajoz, Seville and Plasencia, and the Spanish College of Rome, Italy. Director General of the Laborer Priests for three years. Founded the Society for the Promotion of Vocations in Seville to financially support seminarians. Published the periodcal Vocation Pages. Founded the women‘s congregation Disciples of Jesus in Toledo, Spain in 1934. Martyred by Communists in the Spanish Civil War.





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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Pedro Ruiz de los Paños Angel“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 August 2017. Web. 25 February 2021. <>