Blessed John Bretton – Saint of the Day – April 1, November 22

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Bl. John Bretton Biography

Bl. John Bretton Profile. Born: 1527 AD in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: 1 April 1598 in England. Feast Day is celebrated on April 1, November 22.


The Memorial of Bl. John Bretton – Saint of the Day

Bl. John Bretton 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 1527 AD
Country of Birth United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Married
Profession Layman
Place of Work England
Date of Death 1 April 1598
Place of Death England
Feast Day April 1, November 22
Beatification Beatified by Pope John Paul II on 22 November 1987
Canonization Canonized by N/A
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Blessed John Bretton
Blessed John Bretton

Blessed Biography

Bl. John Bretton was a married layman who was killed in the persecutions of Queen Elizabeth I for remaining loyal to the Catholic Church. He was hanged on April 1, 1598, in York, North Yorkshire, England.

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