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Blessed Miguel Agustín Pro - November 23

HolyTrinityYouthGroup (January 13, 1891 – November 23, 1927) “¡Viva Cristo Rey!”—Long live Christ the King!were the last words Pro uttered before he was executed for being a Catholic priest and …More
HolyTrinityYouthGroup (January 13, 1891 – November 23, 1927)
“¡Viva Cristo Rey!”—Long live Christ the King!
were the last words Pro uttered before he was executed for being a Catholic priest and serving his flock.
Born into a prosperous, devout family in Guadalupe de Zacatecas, Mexico, Miguel entered the Jesuits in 1911, but three years later fled to Granada, Spain, because of religious persecution in Mexico. He was ordained in Belgium in 1925.
Father Pro immediately returned to Mexico, where he served a Church forced to go “underground.” He celebrated the Eucharist clandestinely and ministered the other sacraments to small groups of Catholics.
He and his brother Roberto were arrested on trumped-up charges of attempting to assassinate Mexico’s president. Roberto was spared, but Miguel was sentenced to face a firing squad on November 23, 1927. His funeral became a public demonstration of faith. Miguel Pro was beatified in 1988.
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When Fr. Miguel Pro was executed in 1927, no …More
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This may very well be the most holy photo ever taken—Bl. Miguel Pro literally moments before seeing Jesus face-to-face and hearing, “Well done, good and faithful servant”. Viva Cristo Rey!
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