Blessed Francis Palau y Quer

[Blessed Francis Palau y Quer]Also known as

  • Francisco Palau y Quer
  • Francesc Palau Quer
  • Francesc of Jesus, Mary, Joseph

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Joined the Carmelites in 1832. Ordained in 1836. Civil disorder forced him into exile. He returned to Spain in 1851 and founded his School of Virtue at Barcelona to teach catechism. For non-theological reasons, his school was suppressed and he was exiled to Ibiza from 1854 to 1860. Founded the Congregation of Carmelite Brothers and Congregation of Carmelite Sisters in 1860-1861 in the Balearic Islands. Preached popular missions and devotion to Our Lady.

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Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Francis Palau y Quer“. Saints.SQPN.com. 18 February 2014. Web. 31 August 2014. <>