Blessed Rita Josefa Pujalte y Sánchez – Saint of the Day – July 20

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Bl. Rita Josefa Pujalte y Sánchez Biography

Blessed Rita Josefa Pujalte y Sánchez Profile. Born: February 18 1853 in Spain, Europe. Worked in Spain. Died: July 20 1936 in Canillejas, Madrid, Spain. Feast Day is celebrated on July 20.
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Bl. Rita Josefa Pujalte y Sánchez 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 February 18 1853
Country of Birth Spain in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Nuns/Sisters
Profession Nun
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death July 20 1936
Place of Death Canillejas, Madrid, Spain
Feast Day July 20
Beatification Beatified by Pope John Paul II
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of N/A


Blessed Rita Josefa Pujalte y Sánchez, Nun, an individual from the Sisters of Charity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, just like her sister Luisa. On the suggestion of the Order’s fonder, Rita was picked superior of the Sisters in 1900; she served in that situation for a long time. Begun schools for young ladies, particularly in the most unfortunate territories, and was know for her consideration for the wiped out, particularly individual Sisters.

Resigning to the St. Susanna religious community in Madrid, Spain, she worked the cloister’s school. In the oppressions of the Spanish Civil War, many fled, however Rita, 83 years of age and about visually impaired, remained to think about vagrants and those in emergency clinic. Snatched by an enemy of Christian progressives while she was in petition in house of prayer, she was removed from Madrid and executed. A martyr.

Blessed Rita Josefa Pujalte y Sánchez
Bl. Rita Josefa Pujalte y Sánchez

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