Blessed Cristóbal López de Valladolid Orea – Saint of the Day – July 24

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Blessed Cristóbal López de Valladolid Orea Biography

Blessed Cristóbal López de Valladolid Orea Profile. Born: July 25, 1638 in Spain, Europe. Worked in Spain. Died: July 21, 1690 in Córdoba, Spain. Feast Day is celebrated on July 24.

The Memorial of Blessed Cristóbal López de Valladolid Orea – Saint of the Day

Blessed Cristóbal López de Valladolid Orea Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth July 25, 1638
Country of Birth Spain in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death July 21, 1690
Place of Death Córdoba, Spain
Feast Day July 24
Beatification Beatified by Pope Benedict XVI
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of Franciscan Hospitallers of Jesus of Nazareth


Blessed Cristóbal López de Valladolid Orea Biography

Blessed Cristóbal López de Valladolid Orea, One of six brothers of a poor family. He was known as a devout child and ran at 7 or 8 years away from home to join the Friars Minor. His mother sent his brothers to him and brought him back. He served as a ministrant as often as he could and, if he had done so, in a hospital run by the Order of Saint John of God. Consecrated on March 20, 1663 in Badajoz, Spain.

Military chaplain of the Spanish army, who fought in Portugal but was ill, forced him to return home. In 1667 he was in the mountains of El Bañuelo and after studying the teachings of St. Francis of Assisi he joined in 1671 the Third Order of St. Francis, under the name of Cristóbal of St. Catherine. Founded on February 11, 1673 in Cordoba, Spain, the Franciscan Hospitalists of Jesus the Nazarene, to take care of the physical and mental needs of the sick; They received their approval from Pope Benedict XIV in 1746. Father Cristóbal died with a crucifix, a victim of cholera, who was attacked by other patients during an epidemic.


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