St Jose Isabel Flores Varela – Feast Day – May 21

Today is Saturday, January 28, 2023

St Jose Isabel Flores Varela was a Catholic Priest born on November 28 1866 at Teul, Zacatecas, Mexico. His throat was cut and he died as a martyr on June 21 1927 in a cemetery near Zapotlanejo, Jalisco, Mexico during the Cristeros rebellion in Mexico. He is one of the martyrs of the Cristero War. We celebrate his feast day on May 21 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Saint Jose Isabel Flores Varela – Feast Day

St Jose Isabel Flores Varela Biography

Date of Birth November 28 1866
Country/Place of Birth Teul, Zacatecas, Mexico
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Mexico
Date of Death June 21 1927
Place of Death In a cemetery near Zapotlanejo, 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
Patron Saint of  
St Jose Isabel Flores Varela
Saint Jose Isabel Flores Varela

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