Sunday, August 18, 2019

Saint Simon Chen – Saint of the Day – July 9

St. Simon Chen Biography

Saint Simon Chen Profile. Born: 1855 AD in China, Asia. Worked in China. Died: July 9, 1900, in Taiyuanfu, Shanxi, China. Feast Day is celebrated on July 9.
St. of the Day

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
Profession Layman
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.

Saint Simon Chen
St. Simon Chen