St David Galván-Bermúdez was a Catholic priest born on January 29 1881 at Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He was shot dead by a firing squad and died as a martyr on January 30 1915 at Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico during the Cristeros rebellion in Mexico. He is one of the martyrs of Cristero War. We celebrate his feast day on May 21 every year in the Catholic Church
Saint David Galván-Bermúdez Biography
|Date of Birth||January 29 1881|
|Country/Place of Birth||Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Priests|
|Place of Work||Mexico|
|Date of Death||January 30 1915|
|Place of Death||Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico|
|Feast Day||May 21|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pope John Paul II on November 22 1992|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pope John Paul II on May 21 2000 during the Jubilee of Mexico|
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Saint David Galvan-Bermudez Biography
St David Galván-Bermúdez joined the seminary in Guadalajara, Mexico at age 14 but left for three years to reflect on whether priesthood was his vocation.
After living a sinful life he came back to his senses and realized his call to priesthood was real. He went back to the seminary and was ordained on May 20 1909.
During the Cristeros rebellion in Mexico, he was arrested for the crime of priesthood. On his way to Guadalajara to help victims of armed street fighting, he was arrested shot dead by a firing squad and died as a martyr on January 30 1915 at Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
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