Servants of God in the Desert, Ministry in Arizona, U.S.A

Bl. Lucas of St. Joseph (Tristany), O.C.D.

     Born: December 14, 1872, Lerida, Spain


     Ordained priest: May 27, 1899
     Assignments
     Holy Cross Church, Morenci, 1914
     Vicar Provincial 1914-1924
     Assumption of BVM Church, Florence 1915
     Holy Family Church (first pastor), Tucson 1915-1924
     Santa Cruz Church , Tucson 1919
     Provincial of the Catalan Province 1924-1925
     Definitor General, Rome 1925-1931
     Prior of the monastery in Barcelona 1933-1936
     Provincial of the Catalan Province for the second time 1936 
     Martyred: July 20, 1936 Barcelona
     Martyrdom promulgated by the Holy See: June 22, 2004
     Beatified: October 28, 2007 Rome 

Bl. Eduardo of the Child Jesus (Farré), O.C.D.

     Born: April 3, 1897, Torms, Lerida, Spain
   
     Ordained priest: June 13, 1920
     Assignments:
     Holy Family Church, Tucson, Arizona 1926-1927,1930-1932

     Carmelite House of Studies, Washington, D.C. 1928-1930
     Santa Cruz Church, Tucson, Arizona 1932-1933
     Returns to Spain 1933
     Professor of Theology in Barcelona 1933-1936
     Prior of the monastery of Tarragona 1936
     Martyred: During the Spanish Civil War, July 25, 1936 in Montcada, Spain

     Martyrdom promulgated by the Holy See : June 22, 2004
     Beatified: October 28, 2007 Rome

Fr. Pedro of St. Elijah (Heriz Eguíluz), O.C.D.

    Born: February, 22, 1867, Barajuen, Valle de Aramayora, Spain

    Ordained priest: December 21, 1897
    Assignments
    First foundation in the U.S.A. Winkelman, Arizona, January 28, 1912
    Mission chapel, Hayden, Arizona February 28, 1912
    Mission chapel, Sonora, Arizona June 22, 1912, July 30, 1914 - December 1914
    Mission chapel, Ray, Arizona May, 15, 1913
    Morenci, Arizona August 14, 1913 - July 1914
    Assumption Church Florence, Arizona, December 4, 1914 - 1916
    Durango 1916-1930
    Returns to Spain and is elected Definitor Provincial 1930-1933
    Novice Master 1930-1936
    Martyred: November, 11, 1936, Torredembarra
    Martyrdom promulgated by the Holy See:
    Beatified:  October 13, 2013

Fr. Vicente of the Cross (Gallén), O.C.D. 


    Born: September 29, 1908, Vallat, Spain

   Ordained priest: June 9, 1934
   Assignments:
   Carmelite House of Studies Washington D.C., decree in Theology and Canon Law from the Catholic University of America 1930-1933
   Assistant Pastor at Holy Family Church, Tucson, Arizona, 1933-1936
   Monastery in Tarragona 1936
   Martyred: July 31, 1936, near Tarragona. 
   Martyrdom promulgated by the Holy See
   Beatified: October 13, 2013 

Brother Angel of St. Joseph (Fort), O.C.D.

   Born: October 20, 1896, Espluga de Francolí, Spain
   First Profession of vows: June 2, 1921, Santa Cruz Church, Tucson, Arizona
   Solemn Profession vows: January 5. 1924, Santa Cruz Church, Tucson, Arizona
   Assignments:
   Santa Cruz Church, Tucson, Arizona, 1916-1934
   Monastery of Tarragona, 1934-1936
   Martyred: July 31, 1936 near Tarragona  
   Martyrdom promulgated by the Holy See:
   Beatified:  October 13, 2013

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