Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Saint Drogo – Saint of the Day – April 16

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.

The Memorial of St. Drogo – Saint of the Day

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
Profession Monk
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
Saint Drogo

Saint,s Biography

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.