St Pedro Esqueda Ramírez – Feast Day – May 21 and November 22

Today is Friday, February 3, 2023

St Pedro Esqueda Ramírez was a Catholic Priest born on April 29 1887 in San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, diocese of San Juan de los Lagos, Mexico.

He was shot three times and died as a martyr on November 22 1927 in Teocaltitán, Jalisco, Mexico during the Cristero rebellion in Mexico. He is one of the martyrs of the Cristero War (La Cristiada).

We celebrate his feast day on November 22 and May 21 (as one of the Martyrs of the Mexican Revolution) every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Saint Pedro Esqueda Ramírez – Feast Day

St Pedro Esqueda Ramírez Biography

Date of Birth April 29 1887
Country/Place of Birth San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, Mexico
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Priests
Profession Catholic Priest
Place of Work Mexico
Date of Death November 22 1927
Place of Death Teocaltitán, Jalisco, Mexico
Feast Day May 21 and November 22
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 Pedro Esqueda Ramírez Biography

St. Pedro Esqueda Ramírez was a priest and the Vicar-general of the diocese of San Juan de los Lagos, Mexico. He founded catechetical study centres for children.

St. Pedro Esqueda Ramírez
St. Pedro Esqueda Ramírez

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