Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Saint Benedict Biscop – Saint of the Day – January 12

St. Benedict Biscop Biography

St. Benedict Biscop Profile. Born: 628 AD in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: 12 January 690 in Wearmouth, England. Feast Day is celebrated on January 12.


The Memorial of St. Benedict Biscop – Saint of the Day

St. Benedict Biscop 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 628 AD
Country of Birth United Kingdom of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession N/A
Place of Work England
Date of Death 12 January 690
Place of Death Wearmouth, England
Feast Day January 12
Canonization Canonized by Pre congregation
Patron Saint of
  1. English Benedictines
  2. Musicians
  3. Painters
  4. Sunderland, England


Saint ‘s Biography

Saint Benedict Biscop was born as Benet Biscop in 628 AD in Northumbria, England. Benedict early life was spent at the court of King Oswy of Northumbria and held court offices. Benedict gave away everything he owned to follow Christ. In 666, Benedict, he became a monk at the monastery of Saint-Honorat. He stayed there for two years as a novice before going to Rome. Archbishop of Canterbury until 671.

Benedict died on January 12 690 of natural causes at Wearmouth, England and his relics are at Thorney abbey and Glastonbury, England.

Saint Benedict Biscop
St. Benedict Biscop

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