St John of Beverley – Feast Day – May 7

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St John of Beverley was the Bishop of York Born in 650 in Harpham, Yorkshire, England and Died on May 7 721 in Beverley, Yorkshire, England. Feast Day is celebrated on May 7 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of St. John of Beverley – Saint of the Day

St John of Beverley Biography

Date of Birth


Place of Birth

Harpham, Yorkshire, England

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Monks


Benedictine monk, Bishop, Abbot

Place of Work


Date of Death

May 7 721

Place of Death

Beverley, Yorkshire, England

Feast Day

May 7




Canonized by Pope Benedict IX in 1037

Patron Saint of

Diocese of Middlesbrough, England

Saint’s  Biography

Saint John of Beverley was born in 650 at Harpham, Yorkshire, England. He came from a distinguished family and studies; at Canterbury under Saint Adrian and Saint Theodore. Upon completing his studies, he returned to Yorkshire and stepped in as a Benedictine monk at Whitby.

In 678, John elected bishop of Hexham England in 687 after Theodor executed three new bishops in Wilfrid’s own cathedral. John founded a monastery at Inderawood (later Beverley), which became an important ecclesiastical center. Later in life, John retired to the Inderawood Abbey in 717. 


He died on May 7 721 at Inderawood Abbey, England, of natural causes. His tomb was built in the Beverley cathedral and was a popular pilgrimage point for centuries.

Saint John of Beverley
St. John of Beverley

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