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Saint Cirilo Bertran (1888–1934)

Saint Cirilo Bertran (1888–1934)

Feast day: October 9

Saint Cirilo Bertran was born in 1888. He joined the Brothers of the Christian Schools on October 23, 1906. He was appointed as the director of his house in Turón, Asturias, Spain. Cirilo was one of the nine Martyrs of Turón who were killed during the persecutions of the Spanish Civil War. Saint Cirilo Bertran was canonized on November 21, 1999.