Saint Petrus van Assche – Saint of the Day – July 9

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St. Petrus van Assche Biography

Saint Petrus van Assche Profile. Born: 1530 AD in Belgium, Europe. Worked in Netherlands. Died: July 9, 1572, in Brielle, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. Feast Day is celebrated on July 9.


Saint of the Day

St. Petrus van Assche 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

1530 AD

Country of Birth

Belgium of Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Monks



Place of Work


Date of Death

July 9, 1572

Place of Death

Brielle, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Feast Day

July 9


Beatified by Pope Clement X


Canonized by Pope Pius IX

Patron Saint of



Saint Petrus van Assche, a Franciscan Friars Minor monk. Martyred by Calvinists for “papism” and his faith in the Real Presence in the Eucharist. One of the Martyrs of Gorkum. One of nineteen saints executed by Calvinists for loyalty to the Pope and for their confidence in the Real Presence in the Eucharist.

Saint Petrus van Assche
Saint Petrus van Assche

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