Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Blessed José Trinidad Rangel y Montaño – Saint of the Day – April 25

Blessed José Trinidad Rangel y Montaño Biography

Bl. José Trinidad Rangel y Montaño Profile. Born: 4 June 1887 in Mexico, South America. Worked in Mexico. Died: 25 April 1927 in Rancho de San Joaquín, Jalisco, Mexico. Feast Day is celebrated on April 25.

The Memorial of Bl. José Trinidad Rangel y Montaño – Saint of the Day

Bl. José Trinidad Rangel y Montaño Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 4 June 1887
Country of Birth Mexico in South America
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Not Married
Profession Father
Place of Work Mexico
Date of Death 25 April 1927
Place of Death Rancho de San Joaquín, Jalisco, Mexico
Feast Day April 25
Beatification Beatified by Pope Benedict XVI on November 20 2005
Canonization Canonized by N/A
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Blessed José Trinidad Rangel y Montaño
Blessed José Trinidad Rangel y Montaño

Blessed’s Biography

Bl. José Trinidad Rangel y Montaño was born in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico on June 4, 1887. Rangel was the son of Mr. José Eduvigis and María Higinia. From his childhood, he had wanted to consecrate himself to the priesthood, but the economic conditions of the family did not allow him to enter the seminary until 1909. He was allowed him to enter as a free and external student. 

Rangel was ordained a priest on April 13, 1919. He stood out for his humility and simplicity. As a priest, he attended the Salle Catechetical Center, in León. He served as Vicar of the parish of Silao, Vicar of Zangarro in Ivory, Vicar in Ocampo and San Felipe Guanajuato. He also served as a Parish priest of Jaripitío.

During the 1925 persecution in Mexico, he remained hidden with Blessed Andres Salá and Molist also Claretian, in the house of some lay friends. They had established a small chapel where they celebrated the Eucharist. On 22 April 1927, Father Jose admitted to being a priest and was arrested, interrogated, tortured, and shot

Rangel Death

He was shot on April 25, 1927, in Rancho de San Joaquín, Jalisco, Mexico.

Venerated

Rangel was venerated on June 22 2004 by Pope John Paul II.


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