Bl. Joachim Piccolomini Biography
Bl. Joachim Piccolomini Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date
|Date of Birth||1258|
|Country of Birth||Italy of Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Blesseds who were Priests|
|Place of Work||Italy|
|Date of Death||April 16, 1306|
|Place of Death||Italy|
|Feast Day||April 16 or February 3|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pope Paul V on March 21, 1609, or Pope Pius XI on January 9, 1926|
|Canonization||Canonized by N/A|
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Blessed Joachim Piccolomini was born in Italy. He belonged to the Pelacani family, and some say he comes from the distinguished Piccolomini family. As a child, he had a strong devotion to the Virgin Mary. Joachim Piccolomini liked to help the poor by giving his own clothes and pocket money.
Joachim encouraged by his brothers to study and ordained a priest, but he felt unworthy, and he wanted to be an altar server.
Bl. Joachim Piccolomini Death
Joachim died on April 16, 1306, in Siena, Italy of natural causes. He was 47 years old.