Sunday, August 18, 2019

Saint Godfried van Melveren – Saint of the Day – July 9

St. Godfried van Melveren Biography

Saint Godfried van Melveren Profile. Born: 1512 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. Godfried van Melveren 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 1512 AD
Country of Birth Netherlands of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Priests
Profession Priest
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

Biography

Saint Godfried van Melveren, Painter. Franciscan brother minor. A priest. Custos of the Franciscan house in Gorkum, Netherlands. Martyred by Calvinists for “papism” and their confidence in the Real Presence in the Eucharist. One of the Martyrs of Gorkum. Nineteen saints murdered by Calvinists for steadfastness to the Pope and for their faith in the Real Presence in the Eucharist.

Saint Godfried van Melveren
Saint Godfried van Melveren