Saint Jenaro Sánchez DelGadillo

[Saint Jenaro Sanchez Delgadillo]Memorial

Profile

Seminarian at Guadalajara, Mexico. Ordained in 1911. Priest at several parishes, including Tecolotlan, Jalisco. Noted for his combination of pastoral work with his parishioners and the sick, and for his organzational and administrative skills. When anti-religious laws were promulgated, he celebrated Mass in private homes. Arrested on 17 January 1927 while preparing to celebrate Mass on a farm. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Readings

I pardon you, and my Father God pardons you, and long live Christ the King! - Saint Jenaro’s dying words

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Jenaro Sánchez DelGadillo“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 April 2014. Web. 20 December 2014. <>