Blessed Francesco Tomas Serer Priest and Martyr
Alicante, Spain, Oct. 11, 1911-August 2, 1936
He professed his temporary vows on September, 15, 1928 and his perpetual vows on December 21. 1933. He was Ordained a priest on May 24, 1934, spent his 2 years of ministry in the reformatory of Amurri (Alava) and Carabanchel Bajo (Madrid). He was persecuted and martyred at 24.
Beatified by Pope John Paul II on December 18, 2000, together with 17 others of his order and a layman.
Roman Martyrology: In Madrid always in Spain, Blessed Francesco Tomás Serer, a Priest of the Third Order of St. Francis of hooded Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin and Martyr, in the same persecution that deserved to pay the blood of Christ.
Source: Santi e Beati