Sunday, August 18, 2019

Saint Cornelius van Wijk – Saint of the Day – July 9

St. Cornelius van Wijk Biography

Saint Cornelius van Wijk Profile. Born: 1548 AD in Netherlands, Europe. Worked in Netherlands. Died: July 9 1572 in Brielle, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. Feast Day is celebrated on July 9.
Saint of the Day

St. Cornelius van Wijk 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 1548 AD
Country of Birth Netherlands of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Monk
Place of Work Netherlands
Date of Death July 9, 1572
Place of Death Brielle, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Feast Day July 9
Beatification Beatified by Pope Clement X
Canonization Canonized by Pope Pius IX
Patron Saint of N/A


Saint Cornelius van Wijk, Franciscan Friars Minor priest. Martyred by Calvinists for “papism” and his faith in the Real Presence in the Eucharist. One of the Martyrs of Gorkum. Nineteen saints murdered by Calvinists for faithfulness to the Pope and for their confidence in the Real Presence in the Eucharist.

Saint Cornelius van Wijk
St. Cornelius van Wijk