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Blessed Francisco Palau

The great work of God is cultivated within.

    Facts about Bl. Francisco Palau

  • Francisco was born in Spain in 1811 to a devout Catholic family.
  • He became a Discalced Carmelite friar and priest amidst the Spanish government's harsh religious persecution.
  • Francisco founded a Congregation of Third Order Discalced Carmelites which continues to serve the less fortunate throughout the world.