Blessed John Rochester – Feast Day – May 11

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Blessed John Rochester was a Catholic priest and Carthusian monk, born in 1498 in Terling, Essex, England. He was hanged and died as a martyr on May 11 1537 in York, England. We celebrate his feast day on May 11 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Bl. John Rochester – Feast Day

Blessed John Rochester Biography

Date of Birth 1498 AD
Country of Birth United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work England
Date of Death May 11 1537
Place of Death England
Feast Day May 11
Beatification Beatified by Pope Leo XIII on December 20 1886

Blessed’s Biography

Blessed John Rochester was the son of John Rochester of Terling and Grisold of Bobbingworth. He was a Carthusian Monk in the London Charterhouse. Later John became a priest, but was banished by the government to the Charterhouse of Saint Michael in Hull, Yorkshire for refusing to accept King Henry VIII as head of the church. He was martyred together with Blessed James Walworth.

Blessed John Rochester
Bl John Rochester

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