Saints of the Week

In newspapers and bulletins
around the country

Saint Jose Sanchez del Rio

I will never give in! Viva Cristo Rey!

    Facts about St. Jose Sanchez del Rio

  • During the Cristero War in Mexico, he was captured and imprisoned by the government forces. In prison, Jose prayed the rosary daily.
  • He was tortured severely for refusing to deny his faith in Christ. In 1928, at the age of 14, Jose was martyred.
  • Jose was canonized a saint on October 16, 2016.