José Maria Sarasola Celaya R.I.P.

Society of the Missionaries of Africa

Father Manuel Osa, Provincial Delegate of the sector of Spain,
informs you of the return to the Lord of Father

José Maria Sarasola Celaya

on Wednesday, 1st May 2024 in Madrid (Spain)
at the age of 85 years, of which 60 years of missionary life
in Burkina Faso and Spain.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.

Download here the announcement of Father José Maria Sarasola Celaya’s death

Milestones in the life of Father José Maria Sarasola Celaya

Born in San Sebastian
on 20/10/1938
Spiritual YearMissionary OathPriesthood ordination
in the diocese of San Sebastian




 Nationality: Spanish



San Sebastian


01/09/1964Stage PastoralMoursFrance
11/01/1965VicaireOuakara, D. NounaHaute Volta O
25/03/1966VicaireBomborokuyHaute Volta O
01/07/1970 MadridEspaña
01/09/1975VicaireKiembara, D. NounaHaute Volta O
01/09/1979SupérieurKiembaraBurkina Faso
01/12/1981VicaireBomborokuyBurkina Faso
01/01/1984SupérieurBomborokuyBurkina Faso
01/07/1985VicaireBoniBurkina Faso
01/01/1986CuréBoni, D. NounaBurkina Faso
17/05/1989Animation Miss.SevillaEspaña
01/10/1990Dir. CIDAFMadrid, MeñorcaEspaña
19/04/1991& Supérieur local España
01/10/1997Année sabbatique  
01/01/1999VicaireJean XXIII, Ouagad.Burkina Faso
01/11/2006CuréJeanXXIII, Ouagad.Burkina Faso
01/09/2010Supérieur + MinistèreBarañainEspaña
01/11/2011Conseiller Prov. España
01/09/2023RésidenceMadrid, LiebreEspaña
01/05/2024DCD (85)MadridEspaña

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