Blessed John of Penna – Saint of the Day – April 3 or October 31

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Bl. John of Penna Biography

Bl. John of Penna Profile. Born: 1193 AD in Italy, Europe. Worked in Recanati, Italy, France. Died: April 3 1271 in Recanati, Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on April 3.


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

Bl. John of Penna 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 1193 AD
Country of Birth Italy of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Recanati, Italy, France
Date of Death April 3 1271
Place of Death Recanati, Italy
Feast Day April 3 or October 31
Beatification Beatified by Pope Pius VII on December 20 1806
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Blessed John of Penna
Blessed John of Penna

Blessed’s Biography

Blessed John was born around 1200 Italy. After becoming a priest, he joined the Franciscan Conventional Branch in Recanati around 1213 and founded several houses in Provence in France.

In 1242 he returned to Italy, where he spent the last thirty years of his life, mainly withdrawn, even though he served as the guardian several times. Had the gift of prophecy.


He died on April 3, 1271, In Penna San Giovanni. He was beaten to death on December 20, 1806, by his cult.

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