St. Drogo Biography
St. Drogo Profile. Born: March 14, 1105 in France, Europe. Worked in France. Died: April 16, 1186 AD in France. Feast Day is celebrated on April 16.
St. Drogo 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||March 14, 1105|
|Country of Birth||France of Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Monks|
|Place of Work||France|
|Date of Death||April 16, 1186 AD|
|Place of Death||France|
|Feast Day||April 16|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pre-Congregation|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pre-Congregation|
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Saint Drogo was Born to the Flemish nobility. His mother died when she was giving birth to him. Drogo learned this, and it caused an emotional impact on him. He held himself. This happened when he was just 10. Drogo become an orphaned when he was a teenager.
At age eighteen, he gave his property became a penitential pilgrim. He traveled to Rome about nine or ten times. Saint Drogo became a shepherd for six years, working for a woman named Elizabeth de l’Haire.
He was a hard-working man who witnesses claim seeing Drogo working in fields simultaneously and going to Mass every Sunday. Drogo had a disease that left him deformed frightening the people. A cell was built attached to his church to protect the townspeople from his appearance.
St. Drogo stayed in his cell with only a small window that he received the Eucharist and getting his food. For 40 years Saint Drogo surviving on barley, water, and the Holy Eucharist.
St. Drogo Death
He died in 1186 AD at Seboug, France.