Blessed Anselmo Simon Colomina

blessed-alfredo-simon-colomina-nov-29Blessed Alfredo Simon Colomina

Valencia, Spain, March 18, 1877 – El Saler, Spain, November 29, 1936

Anselmo Simón Colomina was born in Valencia on March 18 1877 and entered the Society of Jesus in 1895, where he became a priest. He was rector of the College of San Jose. He was killed at El Saler on November 29, 1936, at the age of 59 years.

Beatified by Pope John Paul II on March 11, 2001, with 231 other Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War (José Aparicio Sanz (1893-1936) e 232 compagni), who are collectively remembered on September 22.

Please note that his name is listed as Anselmo and Alfredo, depending on source.

Source: Santi e Beati, The Holy See



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