How can it be possible that Justo Gallego Martinez has dedicated every moment of his life for more than 50 years to a monumental construction, without any chance to see the construction completed? How can a human being spend his/her whole life to fulfill such a difficult task without any doubts?
Returning to the topic of Don Justo, Don Justo grew up in the chaos of the Spanish Civil War and his family simultaneously searched for a standing in the Catholic faith. Although he sympathized with the Fascist regimen of Franco, dedicating his life to anything other than god never entered his mind. At the age of 27, he entered a monastery. Just eight years later, before becoming a monk, he was diagnosed with tuberculosis. This is why he had to leave the monastery: tuberculosis is infectious and he was, therefore, a danger to other monks. He returned to Mejorada del Campo near Madrid, his birthplace, and recovered within a year. He considered that as a sign of God and began to believe that he has a special purpose. He started to build a colossal cathedral just with four years of formal education as well as books about castles and cathedrals around the world.
Reportage : Builder on Behalf of the Lord Madrid, Spain - 2013
This is the end, my friend ...Show all stories