Wednesday, July 15, 2020

St John the Syrian of Pinna – Feast Day: March 19 – Saint of the Day

St John the Syrian of Pinna Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

John the Syrian of Pinna Profile. Born: 6th Century in Syria, Asia. Worked in Parma, Italy. Died: 6th Century in Parran Abbey in Spoleto, Umbria, Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on March 19.
The Memorial of John the Syrian of Pinna – Saint of the Day

John the Syrian of Pinna

Date of Birth 6th Century
Country of Birth Syria of Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Hermit
Place of Work Parma, Italy
Date of Death 6th Century
Place of Death Parran Abbey in Spoleto, Umbria, Italy
Feast Day March 19
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
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St John the Syrian of Pinna Biography

He was also known as:

  • John of Parran
  • John the Syrian

St John the Syrian of Pinna was born in the 6th century Syria. He was a Hermit in Syria. He Fled to Pinna, Italy to escape Monophysite persecution. St John arrived in the dead of winter.

Some hunters witnessed him sit beside a bare, leafless pear tree which burst full bloom due to the holy man’s proximity.

He established abbeys in Pinna and Pesaro, Italy, and served as the head of monks at Pinna for 44 years.

St John the Syrian of Pinna