St Tranquilino Ubiarco Robles – Feast Day – May 21

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St Tranquilino Ubiarco Robles was a Catholic Priest born on July 8 1899 in Zapotlán el Grande, diocese of Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, Mexico. He was hanged from a tree and died as a martyr on October 5 1928 in Tepatitlán, 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 Tranquilino Ubiarco Robles – Feast Day

St Tranquilino Ubiarco Robles Biography

Date of Birth July 8 1899
Country/Place of Birth Zapotlán el Grande, diocese of Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, Mexico
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Mexico
Date of Death October 5 1928
Place of Death Tepatitlán, 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. Tranquilino Ubiarco Robles Biography

St Tranquilino Ubiarco Robles
St. Tranquilino Ubiarco Robles

St. Tranquilino Ubiarco Robles was a priest in the archdiocese of Guadalajara, Mexico. During the persecutions of the Mexican Revolution he continued his work in secret, celebrating Mass in private homes, and distributing Communion to covert Catholics.

He was hanged from a tree on the morning of October 5 1928 in front of the house where he had been celebrating Mass in Tepatitlán, Jalisco, Mexico for refusing to stop his pastoral work, having been caught celebrating a marriage Mass.

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