Oil Dedicated to Blessed Miguel Pro
Born on January 13, 1891 in Guadalupe, Mexico. Blessed Miguel Pro was the eldest son of Miguel Pro and Josefa Juarez.
Miguelito, as his doting family called him intensely spiritual and equally intense in hi mischievousness. Frequently exasperating his family with his humor and practical jokes. As a child he had a daring precociouness that sometimes went too far tossing him into near death accidents and illnesses.
Miguel was particularly close to his older sister and after she entered a cloistered convent, he came to recognize his own vocation to the priesthood. Although he was popular with the senoritas and had prospects of a lucrative career managing his father’s thriving business concerns. Miguel renounced everything for Christ his King and entered the Jesuit novitiate in El Llano Michoacan in 1911.
Miguel was sent to a seminary in Spain where he remained until 1924. He adopted many interesting disguises in carrying out his secret mininstry. He would come in the middle of the night dressed as a beggar to baptize infants. Miguel would appear in jail dressed as a police officer to bring Holy Viaticum to condemned Catholics. In addition to fulfilling their spiritual needs, he also carried out the works of mercy by assisting the poor.