Saturday, August 8, 2020

Saint Manuel Moralez – Saint of the Day – May 21 or August 15

St. Manuel Moralez Biography

St. Manuel Moralez Profile. Born: 8 February 1898 in Mexico, South America. Worked in Mexico. Died: 15 August 1926 in Mexico. Feast Day is celebrated on May 21 or August 15.


Saint of the Day

St. Manuel Moralez Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death

Date of Birth 8 February 1898
Country of Birth Mexico in South America
Matrimony/Holy Orders St who were Married
Profession Layman
Place of Work Mexico
Date of Death 15 August 1926
Place of Death Mexico
Feast Day May 21 or August 15
Beatification Beatified by Pope John Paul II on 22 November 1992
Canonization Canonized by Pope John Paul II on 21 May 2000 during the Jubilee of Mexico


Saint’s Biography

Saint Manuel Moralez was born on February 8, 1898, in Mexico. He was a seminary teacher at first but had to quit to support the family. Manuel became a baker, married and had three children. An exemplary husband and father and secretary in the circle of Catholic workers. Secretary of the publication Leon XIII. Secretary of the Circle of Catholic Workers. Member of Catholic Action (ACJM). President of the National League for the Defense of Religious Liberty (LNDLR).

The organization held a meeting On 29 July 1929,  where Morales spoke, emphasizing the peaceful, non-political aims and methods of the group. So after soldiers arrested the members and accused them of plotting an armed revolt against the government. Manuel was offered freedom if he would acknowledge the legitimacy of Manuel Calle’s anti-religious government; he declined. Martyr.

Saint Manuel Moralez
St. Manuel Moralez

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