St Margarito Flores-García – Feast Day – May 21

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St Margarito Flores-García was a Catholic Priest born on February 22 1899 in Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico. He was shot in the head by a firing squad and died as a martyr on November 12 1927 in Tulimán, Guerrero, 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 St. Margarito Flores-García – Feast Day

St Margarito Flores-García Biography

Date of Birth February 22 1899
Country/Place of Birth Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Diocese of Chilpancingo, Mexico
Date of Death November 12 1927
Place of Death Tulimán, Guerrero, 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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Saint’s Biography

Saint Margarito Flores-García was a priest of the diocese of Chilpancingo, Mexico. He was killed for his belief.

Saint Margarito Flores-García
St. Margarito Flores-García

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