Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Saint Andrew Zorard – Saint of the Day – July 16

St. Andrew Zorard Biography

Saint Andrew Zorard Profile. Born: 980 AD in Poland, Europe. Worked in Poland. Died: 1010 AD in Poland. Feast Day is celebrated on July 16.
 
The Memorial of Saint Andrew Zorard – Saint of the Day

St. Andrew Zorard 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 980 AD
Country of Birth Poland in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Hermit
Place of Work Poland
Date of Death 1010 AD
Place of Death Poland
Feast Day July 16
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pope Saint Gregory VII
Patron Saint of Poland, diocese of Tarnów
Slovakia, diocese of Nitra
Abbey of Saint Andrew, Cleveland, Ohio
Hungary

Biography

Saint Andrew Zorard, a missionary hermit in the zone of Olawa, Silesia (in present day Poland). A monk in Tropie, Poland. Hermit and afterward Benedictine monk on Mount Zobar, Hungary 1003 where, in line with King St. Stephen of Hungary, he set up a hermitage. Profound instructor of St. Benedict of Szakalka. Known for his grim, pensive life and individual devotion. An account of him was composed by Bl. Maurus of Pecs.

Saint Andrew Zorard
St. Andrew Zorard

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