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Servant of God Fernando Rielo

Only one this is necessary: to live Christ. Only one thing is necessary: the Eucharist.

    Facts about Servant of God Fernando Rielo

  • Fernando was born in 1923 and grew up in Spain during the Spanish Civil War.
  • When he received his First Communion, a firing squad ordered him to renounce his faith. Fernando refused, and they miraculously changed their minds and let him live.
  • Fernando went on to become a mystical poet, philosopher, and Founder of the Idente Missionaries. He died in New York in 2004.