Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Blessed Henry of Segusio – Saint of the Day – 25 October

Bl. Henry of Segusio Biography

Blessed Henry of Segusio Profile. Born: mid 13th century in Italy, Europe. Worked in France. Died: 25 October 1271 in France. Feast Day is celebrated on 25 October.

The Memorial of Blessed Henry of Segusio – Saint of the Day

Bl. Henry of Segusio 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 mid 13th century
Country of Birth Italy in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Cardinals
Profession Missionary
Place of Work France
Date of Death 25 October 1271
Place of Death France
Feast Day 25 October
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by N/A
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Bl. Henry of Segusio Biography

Bl. Henry of Segusio was also known as Hostiensis. Since he studied civil and canon law at Bologna, Italy, He taught in Bologna. He taught canon law in Paris, France. Diplomat from the court of King Henry III to Pope Innocent IV.
He was the Provost of the diocese of Antibes, France. Also, he was the Chaplain to the pope. In 1244, he became Bishop of Sisteron, France. Laater, he became Archbishop of Embrun, France in 1250. Henry was the Cardinal–Bishop of Ostia and Velletri on 4 December 1261.
He attended the conclave that elected Pope Gregory X. Unfortunately, his health prevented him from voting. He also Wrote a number of treaties on canon law.

Bl. Henry of Segusio
Bl. Henry of Segusio