Friday, August 23, 2019

Blessed John Pibush – Saint of the Day – February 18

Blessed John Pibush Biography

Blessed John Pibush Profile. Born: N/A in the United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: 18 February 1601 in Saint Thomas’s Waterings, Camberwell, England. Feast Day is celebrated on February 18.

The Memorial of Blessed John Pibush – Saint of the Day

Blessed John Pibush 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 N/A
Country of Birth The United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Missionary
Place of Work England
Date of Death 18 February 1601
Place of Death Saint Thomas’s Waterings, Camberwell, England
Feast Day February 18
Beatification Beatified by Pope Pius XI on 15 December 1929
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of N/A


Blessed John Pibush was the son of Thomas and Jane Pibush. He went to school at Rheims, France as from 4 August 1580. In 1586, he became the deacon and was later ordained a priest on 14 March 1587. He then returned To England to evangelise on 14 January 1588. John was arrested at Morton-in-Marsh, England in 1593 for being a priest where he spent a year in Gatehouse prison.

He then escaped the prisons on 19 February 1594 where he was captured the following day at Matson and sent back to the prisons. On 1 July 1595, he was convicted for the treason of priesthood where he remained ion the prisons for over five years ministering to prisoners whenever he could.

Bl. John Pibush
Bl. John Pibush