Blessed José Gabriel del Rosario Brochero

Also known as

  • The Gaucho Priest

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Fourth of ten brothers. Priest in the diocese of Córdoba, Argentina, ordained at age 26. Known to travel long distances in Argentina on the back of a mule, dressed in sombrero and poncho, to serve the needs of Christiansm throughout his huge parish. Cared for the sick during the cholera epidemic of 1867 He was contracted leprosy during his travels, and was blind toward the end.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

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       Dr. Silvia Mónica Correale
       Arquidiócesis de Córdoba
       Avda. Hipólito Yrigoyen, 98
       X5000JHN Córdoba, ARGENTINA
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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed José Gabriel del Rosario Brochero“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 March 2014. Web. 27 August 2014. <>