Oil Dedicated to Blessed Martin Lumbreras (Martyr)
Spanish Blessed Martin Lumbreras professed priest of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. Martyred with his brother Melchior of Saint Augustine Sanchez just arrived in the Japanese city of Nagasaki. Closed in a dark cell and then burnt. John Paul II beatified them April 23, 1989.
Born in Zaragoza Lumbreras a noble family in 1598. He took the habit of an Augustinian convent in Recollet Borja, taking vows in Zaragoza in 1619.
His desire was still hidden Japan: live and die for the Christian community, as proven at that time. Both arrived in Nagasaki eight days later. From that moment his life took place beside Martin.
However, their stay in the mountains did not last long because their anxiety soon pushed them down in a city where, discovered and recognized by government agents, taken November 3, 1632, when they still had not taken place three months after their arrival. The government tried, in the name of the emperor, to make them renounce Christianity, but to no avail. Irritated signed the death warrant that was executed on December 11.
They were Beatified in Rome by Pope John Paul II April 24, 1989. Only in 1920 but issued the decree introducing the process of Apostles.