Wednesday, November 5, 2008

November 6: Four Carmelite Missionary Martyrs Feast

"How narrow is the gate that leads to life, how rough the road and how few there are who find it!" (Mt. 7:14)
November 6 is the day we commemorate and celebrate the day of our four CM Martyrs. They were beatified last Ocotober 28, 2007 by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome together with other 294 martyrs in Spain.
They are:
Blessed Daniela of St. Barnabas
Blessed Gabriela of St. John of the Cross
Blessed Esperanza of the Cross
Blessed Refugio of St. Angelo
They were killed for the sake of Christ during the civil war in Rabassada, Barcelona, Spain, in July 31, 1936.

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