St. Simon Chen Biography
St. Simon Chen Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death.
|Date of Birth||1855 AD|
|Country of Birth||China of Asia|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Not Married|
|Place of Work||China|
|Date of Death||July 9, 1900|
|Place of Death||Taiyuanfu, Shanxi, China|
|Feast Day||July 9|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pope Pius XII|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pope John Paul II|
|Patron Saint of||N/A|
Saint Simon Chen, a layman in the missional vicariate of Northern Shanxi, China. Member of the Secular Franciscans. Martyred in the Boxer Rebellion. Among 25 clerics, ministers, nuns, seminarians and laypeople, all individuals from the Franciscans, and all killed together for their faith in the Boxer Rebellion.