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Bl Joseph Calasanz Marquès and 31 Companions

Bl Joseph Calasanz Marquès and 31 Companions

Date: 22nd September 2020

Today is the memorial of Salesian priest Blessed Joseph Calasanz Marquès and 31 companions, martyred during the Spanish Civil War.

The group of 32 members of the Salesian Family from Valencia, 15 priests, 7 brothers, 6 clerics (priests in training), 2 Salesian Sisters, and a lay co-worker, were killed between 1936 and 1939. Read more about them on the link below.

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