St Julio Álvarez Mendoza – Feast day – May 21

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St Julio Álvarez Mendoza was a Catholic Priest born on December 20 1866 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He was shot and died as a martyr on March 30 1927 at San Julian, 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 Julio Álvarez Mendoza – Feast Day

Saint Julio Álvarez Mendoza Biography

Date of Birth December 20 1866
Country/Place of Birth Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Mexico
Date of Death March 30 1927
Place of Death San Julian, 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
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St Julio Álvarez Mendoza Biography

St Julio Álvarez Mendoza was born on 20 December 1866 AD in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He was ordained a priest in 1894 AD.

Father Julio would work his entire ministry at Mechoacanejo, Jalisco, Mexico. He visited the area ranches, going to people who would not come to the church.

St Julio Álvarez Mendoza

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