Blessed Miguel Pro     MEXICAN MARTYR

BLESSED FATHER MIGUEL AGUSTIN PRO, S.J.

Miguel was born in January 13, 1891 in Guadalupe, Zacatecas, Mexico.

He was ordained in 1925 and martyred November 1927 for being a priest of God.

Before he was executed he stretched out his arms in a form of a cross and cried out:

"Viva Cristo Rey".

(Long live Christ the King)

Miguel Pro was beatified in 1988.

For more information about this wonderful modern saint to be, go to:

http://maple.lemoyne.edu/~bucko/pro.html

A must read is a little book "Blessed Miguel Pro, 20th-Century Mexican Martyr by ANN BALL, Tan Books. http://members.aol.com/blfrdamien/pro.htm