Blessed Francisco Solís Pedrajas – Saint of the Day – April 3

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Bl. Francisco Solís Pedraja Biography

Bl. Francisco Solís Pedrajas Profile. Born: July 9 1877 in Spain, Europe. Worked in Spain. Died: April 3 1937 in Jaén, Spain. Feast Day is celebrated on April 3.

The Memorial of Bl. Francisco Solís Pedrajas – Saint of the Day

Bl. Francisco Solís Pedrajas 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 9 1877
Country of Birth Spain of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priests
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death April 3 1937
Place of Death Jaén, Spain
Feast Day April 3
Beatification Beatified by Pope Francis on October 27 2013
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
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Blessed Francisco Solís Pedrajas
Blessed Francisco Solís Pedrajas

Blessed’s Biography

Blessed Francisco Solís Pedrajas was born in a humble and hard-working family. He was ordered a priest in Jaén province, Spain, on 22 December 1900. He served six years in Santiago Apollos parish in Valdepeñas de Jaén, Spain, as he got a degree in theology.

In the year 1906, he was appointed Cura Propio de Baños de la Encina after defeating Curatos in a competition. He was credited as a great pastor. He established Catholic Action in its two branches, men and women, with sections according to age and family status.

Arrest and Death

Francisco arrested with other priests in the Spanish Civil War. Father Francesco would minister to prisoners. Francisco Shot at dawn on April 3, 1937, in the parish cemetery of Mancha Real, Jaén, Spain.  

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