BEATIFICATION

of the Claretian Missionaries

PROGRAM

Beatification Program

LITURGY

Liturgical Materials

BIOGRAPHIES

Individual Biographies

STORIES

Texts on the Martyrs

GALLERY

Picture Gallery

RESOURCES

Retreat, Catechism, & Celebrations

CIRCULAR LETTER OF THE SUPERIOR GENERAL

Circular Letter on the Beatification of the 109 Claretian Martyrs

Testimonies

The Logo

The logo is composed of three elements: THE CROSS (which symbolizes the centrality of the dead and resurrected Christ in the life of our martyrs), THE FLAME (which evokes the "Definition of a Missionary": is a man on fire with love, who spreads its flames wherever he goes. He desires mightily and strives by all means possible to set everyone on fire with God’s love) and THE PALM (which is a traditional symbol of Christian martyrdom). Continue Reading

The Motto

The motto chosen is: Missionaries to the end. It is a short, incisive slogan, focusing on the core of the experience of our martyrs, and easily expressible in various languages. Continue Reading

Daily Biblical Text

Jose Vidal Balsells

  “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort

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Prayer

Holy Father,
for us who celebrate
the new birth of the Blessed Martyrs
Mateu, Teófilo, Ferran and companions,
grant us that,
aware of their glorious testimony,
may we walk freely and strong,
to encounter Christ who comes.

Amen.