Francisco Palau

Francisco Palau

Born: December 29, 1811

Died: March 20, 1872

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Biography: Blessed Francis Palau y Quer is a beatified Discalced Carmelite Spanish priest. He founded The School of the Virtue -- which was a model of catechetical teaching for adult persons at Barcelona. In 1860-61, he also founded a mixed Congregation of Third Order of Discalced Carmelites, both Brothers and Sisters, in Balearic Islands.