Why Bishop Alphonse Gallegos could become California’s next canonized saint

“Often called “the bishop of the barrio,” Gallegos was a true missionary, a contemplative in action who had zeal for souls and was a living witness of Christ.”

“He would walk the dangerous streets at night in search of the “lost sheep,” the youth. He believed that education was key in order to stop the vicious cycle of poverty and violence in Watts.”

Could Bishop Alphonse Gallegos become California’s next canonized saint?