Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Blessed John Haile – Saint of the Day – May 5

Bl. John Haile Biography

Bl. John Haile Profile. Born: unknown in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: 4 May 1535 in England. Feast Day is celebrated on May 5.


The Memorial of Bl. John Haile – Saint of the Day

Bl. John Haile 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 unknown
Country of Birth United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work England
Date of Death 4 May 1535
Place of Death England
Feast Day May 5
Beatification Beatified by Pope Leo XIII on 29 December 1886
Canonization Canonized by N/A
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Blessed’s Biography

Blessed John Haile was among the first five martyrs killed for having professed the Catholic faith under the reign of Henry VIII. All four (John Houghton, Robert Lawrence, Agostino Webster, and the Brigidino Riccardo Reynolds) were beatified by Pope Leo XIII on December 29, 1886, only four were also canonized by Paul VI on October 25, 1970, while Giovanni Haile is still revered only as blessed. Haile was a priest.


He was hanged on May 4, 1535, at Tyburn, London, England.

Blessed John Haile
Blessed John Haile