Maria Angeles of Saint Joseph

Memorial
24 July

Profile
Discalced Carmelite nun at the monastery of Guadalajara, Spain. Along with Blessed Maria Pilar of Saint Francis Borgia and Blessed Teresa of the Child Jesus Saint John of the Cross she was one of the first of the hundreds of martyrs of the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939.

Born
6 March 1905 at Getafe, Spain

Died
shot in the street by Communists on 24 July 1936

Beatified
29 March 1987 by Pope John Paul II

Canonized
pending

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