Saint Plàcid Fàbrega Julià – Saint of the Day – October 6

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Saint Plàcid Fàbrega Julià Biography

St Plàcid Fàbrega Julià Profile. Born: 18 February 1889 in Spain, Europe. Worked in Spain. Died: 6 October 1934 in Spain. Feast Day is celebrated on October 6.

The Memorial of Saint Plàcid Fàbrega Julià – Saint of the Day

St Plàcid Fàbrega Julià 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 18 February 1889
Country of Birth Spain of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Not Married
Profession Missionary
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death 6 October 1934
Place of Death Spain
Feast Day October 6
Beatification Beatified by 28 October 2007 by Pope Benedict XVI
Canonization Canonized by precongrigation
Patron Saint of N/A

Saint Biography

Plàcid Fàbrega Julià was Plàcid Fàbrega Julià. His older brother before him, Plàcid joined the Marist Brothers of the Schools as a teenager at San Andrea Palo de Mar in Barcelona, Spain, taking the name Brother Bernat and making his vows on 8 September 1905.

Taught at schools in Barcelona, Valencia, and Igualada; in all schools, he was known for his zeal, personal piety, and ministry to the poor, which he tried to make a larger part of his work. Spiritual director at several Marist houses. Organized an oratory for children, served as a catechist, and founded a chapter of Catholic Action. As his work with children increased, he began First Communion classes and worked with boys to encourage vocations to the priesthood and religious life.

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