Sunday, December 15, 2019

Blessed Manuel Martín Sierra – Saint of the Day – July 26

Blessed Manuel Martín Sierra Biography

Blessed Manuel Martín Sierra Profile. Born: October 2, 1892 in Spain, Europe. Worked in Spain. Died: July 26, 1936 in the atrium of the Divine Shepherdess parish church in Motril, Granada, Spain. Feast Day is celebrated on July 26.

The Memorial of Blessed Manuel Martín Sierra – Saint of the Day

Blessed Manuel Martín Sierra 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 October 2, 1892
Country of Birth Spain in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death July 26, 1936
Place of Death the atrium of the Divine Shepherdess parish church in Motril, Granada, Spain
Feast Day July 26
Beatification Beatified by Pope John Paul II
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of N/A


Blessed Manuel Martín Sierra Biography

Blessed Manuel Martín Sierra, consecrated in 1915 in the diocese of Granada, Spain. Doctorate in Theology. Teacher and chaplain at the seminary of Granada, Spain. Pastor of the Divine Shepherdess Church in Motril, Spain, where he lived in poverty to support the local poor and worked endlessly for his parishioners. During the persecution he protected the daughters of charity in his church. Found by antichrist forces, he was commanded to blaspheme his renunciation of faith; he refused. Martyr. Martyr in the Spanish Civil War.