Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Blessed Joachim Piccolomini – Saint of the Day – April 16 or February 3

Bl. Joachim Piccolomini Biography

Bl. Joachim Piccolomini Profile. Born: 1258 in Italy, Europe. Worked in Italy. Died: April 16 1306 in Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on April 16 or February 3.
The Memorial of Bl. Joachim Piccolomini – Saint of the Day

Bl. Joachim Piccolomini 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 1258
Country of Birth Italy of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death April 16, 1306
Place of Death Italy
Feast Day April 16 or February 3
Beatification Beatified by Pope Paul V on March 21, 1609, or Pope Pius XI on January 9, 1926
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of  
 
Blessed Joachim Piccolomini
Blessed Joachim Piccolomini

Blessed’s Biography

Blessed Joachim Piccolomini was born in Italy. He belonged to the Pelacani family, and some say he comes from the distinguished Piccolomini family. As a child, he had a strong devotion to the Virgin Mary. Joachim Piccolomini liked to help the poor by giving his own clothes and pocket money.

Joachim encouraged by his brothers to study and ordained a priest, but he felt unworthy, and he wanted to be an altar server. 

Bl. Joachim Piccolomini Death

Joachim died on April 16, 1306, in Siena, Italy of natural causes. He was 47 years old.