Sunday, August 18, 2019

Saint Leonardus van Veghel – Saint of the Day – July 9

St. Leonardus van Veghel Biography

Saint Leonardus van Veghel Profile. Born: 1527 AD in Netherlands, Europe. Worked in Netherlands. Died: July 9, 1572, in Brielle, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. Feast Day is celebrated on July 9.
The Memorial of Saint Leonardus van Veghel – Saint of the Day

St. Leonardus van Veghel 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 1527 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


Saint Leonardus van Veghel, a priest of the bishopric of Utrecht, Netherlands. Martyred by Calvinists for “papism” and his confidence in the Real Presence in the Eucharist. One of the Martyrs of Gorkum. One of nineteen saints murdered by Calvinists for steadfastness to the Pope and for their faith in the Real Presence in the Eucharist.

Saint Leonardus van Veghel
St. Leonardus van Veghel