Blessed Thomas Pickering – Feast Day – May 9

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Blessed Thomas Pickering was born in 1621 in Westmorland, England and died in May 9 1679 at the age of 48 in Tyburn, Middlesex, England. We celebrate his feast day on May 9 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Blessed Thomas Pickering – Feast Day

Blessed Thomas Pickering Biography

Date of Birth

1621 AD

Country of Birth

United Kingdom of Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Blesseds who were Not Married


Lay brother

Place of Work


Date of Death

Tyburn, London, England

Place of Death

May 9 1679

Feast Day

May 9


Beatified by Pope Pius XI on December 15 1929

Thomas Pickering Biography

Bl. Thomas Pickering was a Benedictine lay brother at Saint Gregory Monastery in Douai, France in 1660. He was later sent to England in 1665 to serve as a steward to the Benedictines in the queen’s royal chapel.

He knew Queen Catherine and King Charles II and with no time all the other Benedictines were exiled from England except him. He was falsely accused of plotting to kill the king, found guilty and later martyred.

Bl. Thomas Pickering
Bl. Thomas Pickering

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