Born to a poor but pious farm family, one of nine children born to Juan and Micaela. Joined the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate on 14 August 1930, and made his perpetual vows on 23 December 1934. Studied in Pozuelo, Spain. Sub-deacon studying for the priesthood when he was martyred in the Spanish Civil War.
- “Blessed Cecilio Vega Domínguez“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 July 2016. Web. 30 March 2017. <>