43 year old Fr José Alfredo Lopez Guillen was described by friends as a dedicated and quiet priest who neither drank nor smoked and lived very simply.
Belfast priest "traumatised" after being held hostage, while two priests in Omagh held at gunpoint days earlier.
Clerics unharmed when presbyteries targeted by armed robbers on Saturday morning.
But robbers think better of taking priest's mobile phone and stash it safely under a plate in his garden.
Mayo volunteer with Nos Petits Freres et Soeurs shocked as colleague dies in hammer attack.