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
|Date of Birth||6th Century|
|Country of Birth||Syria of Asia|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Monks|
|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.