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Blessed Brother James Miller

Martyred in 1982 at age 37 in Guatemala, Ellis Wisconsin native Br James Miller, FSC was beatified on

Saturday, December 7th 2019 in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. 

Watch the recording of the beatification here:

Enter here to read the complete homily (in English) from Blessed Miller's beatification Mass

Please note:  Sacred Heart has received several requests for prayer cards which have been touched to the tomb of Blessed Brother James Miller.  While Sacred Heart is very blessed to have been the home parish of Blessed Brother Miller, any requests such as this need to be directed to the Christian Brothers of the Midwest.

Here is a link to their website:

Blessed Brother James Miller

Pray for Us

In Loving Memory of

Bro. James Alfred Miller

Born SEPTEMBER 21, 1944

Died FEBRUARY 13, 1982

Lord, I have chosen to make my home away from home and to learn from my brothers and sisters as well as to serve them.  I have spread the Good News; I have loved them.  I have heard your voice from the prophet Micah,  "This is what Yahweh asks of you:  only this, to act justly, to love tenderly and to walk humbly with your God."   ~Micah 6:8

A native of Ellis, Wisconsin and an American missionary, Brother James was killed at the Indian Center where he worked in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, on February 13, 1982. His cause of martyrdom was undertaken by the Diocese of Huehuetenango in 2009 and received the Decree of Validity in Rome in July 2010 when he was designated a Servant of God and a martyr for the faith.

Learn more about Blessed Brother Miller

Local / Diocesan news articles from the time of his death

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