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Atilano Cruz Alvarado
july 1, saint

july 1, martyr


Source: Catholicsaints.info



    Memorial
    • 1 July
    • 21 May as one of the Martyrs of the Mexican Revolution


    Profile
    • Priest in the archdiocese of Guadalajara, Mexico at a time when ordination was a crime in Mexico. Martyred in the Mexican Revolution.


    Born
    • 5 October 1901 in Ahuetita de Abajo, Teocaltiche, Jalisco, Mexico


    Died
    •    shot at dawn on 1 July 1928 in Las Cruces, Cuquío, Jalisco, Mexico


    Venerated
    •    7 March 1992 by Pope John Paul II (decree of martyrdom)




    Beatified
    •    22 November 1992 by Pope John Paul II


    Canonized
    •    21 May 2000 by Pope John Paul II






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