Monday, July 6, 2020

Saint Gregory of Crete – Saint of the Day – January 5

St. Gregory of Crete Biography

St. Gregory of Crete Profile. Born: N/A in Greece, Europe. Worked in Rome, Italy. Died: 820 AD in Constantinople. Feast Day is celebrated on January 5.


The Memorial of St. Gregory of Crete – Saint of the Day

St. Gregory of Crete 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 N/A
Country of Birth Greece of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Shepherd
Place of Work Rome, Italy.
Date of Death 820 AD
Place of Death Constantinople
Feast Day January 5
Canonization Canonized by Pre congregation
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Saint’s Biography

As a shepherd boy, Gregory had found his way to Jerusalem from Crete. There he led the life of a beggar for twelve years. St. Gregory then went to Rome, where he became a monk. By St. Michael the Confessor and taken to Constantinople. 


St. Gregory died in 820 in Constantinople.

Saint Gregory of Crete
Saint Gregory of Crete