Blessed Vincenzo Maria Izquierdo Alcon, August 18

Blessed Vincenzo Maria Izquierdo Alcon, Priest and Martyr

August 18


Roman Martyrology: In the village of Rafelbunyol in Valencia

in Spain,blessedVincenzo Maria Izquierdo Alcon, Priest and Martyr,

killed in hatred of the faith.


He was proclaimed a Martry on December 18, 2000 with a group

known asJose Aparicio Sanz and 73 companions, Priests, and Lay

fromthe Archdioceseof Valencia, he was Beatified onMarch 11,

2001 byPope John Paul together with 232 other victims of

Persecution during the Spanish Civil War.

Source: Santi e Beati

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One Response to Blessed Vincenzo Maria Izquierdo Alcon, August 18

  1. Regina says:

    Also, it’s the feast day of Saint Alberto Hurtado, S.J., a holy priest from Chile, responsible for the Hogar de Cristo which fed and is still feeding so many of the poor throughout Chile and other countries… :)

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