Friday, December 6, 2019

Saint Edmund Rich – Saint of the Day – November 16, May 30

Saint Edmund Rich Biography

Saint Edmund Rich Profile. Born: 20 November 1175 in the United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: 16 November 1240 in Soissy, Burgundy, France. Feast Day is celebrated on November 16, May 30.

The Memorial of Saint Edmund Rich – Saint of the Day

Saint Edmund Rich 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 20 November 1175
Country of Birth The United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Missionary
Place of Work England
Date of Death 16 November 1240
Place of Death Soissy, Burgundy, France
Feast Day November 16, May 30
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pope Innocent IV in 1247
Patron Saint of Abingdon, England
Portsmouth, England, diocese of

Saint Edmund Rich Biography

Saint Edmund Rich was also known as Edmund of Canterbury. He was destined to a well off and devout family, the child of Reinald and Mabel Rich; his dad resigned to turn into a priest, his two sisters progressed toward becoming nuns. Learned at Oxford, England, and Paris, France. At Oxford, he got a dream of the Child Christ. Minister. Educator of craftsmanship, science, theory and religious philosophy at Oxford.

He was known for his grant, devotion, and expertise as a minister and author. Group of Salisbury, England in 1222. Lectured the Sixth Crusade in England in 1227. Sanctified Archbishop of Canterbury, England on 2 April 1234. Counsel to King Henry III. Managed Henry’s confirmation of the Magna Carta in 1237. Aided his open dealings by Saint Richard of Chichester. Averted common war in Wales. His help for religious control places him in strife with his own request, King Henry III, and the ecclesiastical legate.

He died while on an excursion to Rome to pick up the help of the Pope

St. Edmund Rich
St. Edmund Rich