Saturday, August 24, 2019

Blessed Engelbert Beets – Saint of the Day – January 7

Bl. Engelbert Beets Biography

Bl. Engelbert Beets Profile. Born: 1539 AD in Belgium, Europe. Worked in Belgium. Died: 1579 AD in Limburg, Flanders. Feast Day is celebrated on January 7.


The Memorial of Bl. Engelbert Beets – Saint of the Day

Bl. Engelbert Beets 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 1539 AD
Country of Birth Belgium of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Belgium
Date of Death 1579 AD
Place of Death Limburg, Flanders
Feast Day January 7
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by N/A
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Blessed’s Biography

Blessed Engelbert Beets was born 1539 AD in Hoeleden, Brabant, Flanders (in modern Belgium). In 1561, he joined Premonstratensians in the Averbode monastery near Diest, Brabant, Belgium. Engelbert became a parish priest and chosen Vicar of Rumen, Belgium in 1570. Because the religious wars and turmoil Engelbert could not live in his parish but found the head of the city of Sint-Truiden (Limburg in Flanders).

Engelbert was captured and killed in 1579 in Belgium, in his 41st year of life. He is honored as blessed by the premonstratens with a memorial day on January 7.

Blessed Engelbert Beets
Blessed Engelbert Beets