Saint Agustin Caloca Cortes

Also known as

  • Agustin Caloca
  • Augustine Caloca

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Studied at the seminary in Guadalajara, Mexico until it was closed down by anti-clerical government forces. He resumed his studies in the covert Auxiliary Seminary of Our Lady of Guadalajara founded by Saint Cristobal Magallanes. Ordained on 5 August 1923. Prefect of the Auxiliary Seminary. Arrested for his continued religious work, and for unfounded suspicion of involvement in the armed Cristeros rebellion. Martyred with Saint Cristobal Magallanes. One of the Martyrs of the Cristera War.

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Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Agustin Caloca Cortes“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 April 2014. Web. 18 April 2014. <>