Venerable María de los Desamparados Portilla Crespo

Venerable María de los Desamparados Portilla CrespoAlso known as

  • Amparo Portilla Crespo de Romero

Profile

Her father was killed in the Spanish Civil War when Amparo was 12 years old. She studied child care and education, and was a very active catechist in her local parish. Married to Federick Romero in 1950. Mother of eleven. She worked with the poor, the sick and the homeless, especially those who had fallen away from the Church and their faith.

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MLA Citation

  • “Venerable María de los Desamparados Portilla Crespo“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 June 2021. Web. 25 September 2021. <>