Blessed Andrew Abellon – Feast Day – May 15

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Blessed Andrew Abellon, also known as André, was a Roman Catholic priest and a member from the Order of Preachers. He was born in 1375 AD in Saint Maximin, Provence, France and died on May 15 1450 at the age of 75 in Aix-en-Provence, France. We celebrate his feast day on May 15 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Bl. Andrew Abellon – Feast Day

Blessed Andrew Abellon Biography

Date of Birth

1375

Country of Birth

France in Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Blesseds who were Priests

Profession

Priest and a member from the Order of Preachers

Place of Work

France

Date of Death

May 15 1450

Place of Death

Aix-en-Provence, France

Feast Day

May 15

Beatification

Beatified by Pope Leo XIII in 1902

Blessed’s Biography

In his youth Blessed Andrew Abellon heard the sermon of St. Vincent Ferrer and joined the Dominicans in the monastery of St. Maximin.

He became a priest and prior of the Monastery of Saint Mary Magdalene in Provence, France. Andrew supported the missionaries and preachers in his day, especially known for his manuscript illuminations.

He died on 15 May 1450 at Aix-en-Provence, France of natural causes and was buried in the Church of the Magdalen. Andrew’s tomb was known as a place of miraculous healings

Blessed Andrew Abellon
Blessed Andrew Abellon

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