Sunday, January 19, 2020

Blessed John Rochester – Saint of the Day – May 11

Bl. John Rochester Biography

Bl. John Rochester Profile. Born: 1498 AD in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: 11 May 1537 in England. Feast Day is celebrated on May 11.


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

Bl. John Rochester 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 1498 AD
Country of Birth United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work England
Date of Death 11 May 1537
Place of Death England
Feast Day May 11
Beatification Beatified by Pope Leo XIII on 20 December 1886
Canonization Canonized by N/A
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Blessed’s Biography

Blessed John Rochester was the son of John Rochester of Terling and Grisold of Bobbingworth. He was a Carthusian Monk in the London Charterhouse. Later John became a priest, but was banished by the government to the Charterhouse of Saint Michael in Hull, Yorkshire for refusing to accept King Henry VIII as head of the church. He was martyred together with Blessed James Walworth.

Blessed John Rochester
Blessed John Rochester