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Blessed Luke of St Joseph and 13 companion martyrs

6 November 2019

(Optional Memory)

Fr Lucas of St Joseph and 13 Religious, members of our community in Barcelona, were martyred on July 20, 1936, during the religious persecution in Spain in the 1930s. They were beatified in Rome on October 28 2007 together with 498 other Spanish martyrs.Their names are: Fathers Luke of St Joseph, George of St Joseph, James of St Teresa, John Joseph of Jesus Crucified, Romualdo of St Catherine, Peter Thomas of the Virgin of the Pilar, Louis Mary of the God of Mercy, Joseph Mariano of the Angels, Marcelo of St Anne, Anthony Mary of Jesus, Alphonsus of the Sacred Heart of Mary, Edward of the Infant Jesus, Gabriel of the Annunciation and Joachim of St Joseph.