Sunday, August 18, 2019

Saint John of Cologne – Saint of the Day – July 9

St. John of Cologne Biography

Saint John of Cologne Profile. Born: Early 16th century in Germany, Europe. Worked in Netherlands. Died: July 9, 1572, in Brielle, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. Feast Day is celebrated on July 9.
The Memorial of Saint John of Cologne – Saint of the Day

St. John of Cologne 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 Early 16th century
Country of Birth Germany 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


Saint John of Cologne, joined the Dominicans in Cologne, Germany, however, the abuses of the time made it unimaginable for him to wear his propensity. Ward minister of Horner, Netherlands. When he knew about the capture and maltreatment of Catholics in Gorkum, Nederlands, he visited them in jail, carrying in the Eucharist. When he was found to be a minister he was captured and tormented. He was offered his opportunity in the event that he would prevent the expert from securing the pope over the Church; he declined. One of the Gorkum Martyrs.

Saint John of Cologne
Saint John of Cologne