Saint Philip Evans – Saint of the Day – July 22

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St. Philip Evans Biography

Saint Philip Evans Profile. Born: 1645 AD in United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in Wales. Died: July 22, 1679 in Cardiff, Wales. Feast Day is celebrated on July 22.
The Memorial of Saint Philip Evans – Saint of the Day

St. Philip Evans 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 1645 AD
Country of Birth United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Wales
Date of Death July 22, 1679
Place of Death Cardiff, Wales
Feast Day July 22
Beatification Beatified by Pope Pius XI
Canonization Canonized by Pope Paul VI
Patron Saint of N/A


Saint Philip Evans, trained at the College of St. Omer. Could play harp and play tennis. Joined the Jesuits on September 7, 1665. Ordained in Liège, Belgium. Sent to South Wales in 1675 to serve as Minister of Undercover Catholics. Arrested at Christopher Turberville’s home in Sker, Glamorganshire, on December 4, 1678, during the mounting persecution following the conspiracy of Titus Oates. When he refused to take the oath of supremacy, he was imprisoned in Cardiff Castle. He served time with Saint John Lloyd. Convicted on 5 May 1679 in Cardiff for being a priest. One of the forty martyrs of England and Wales.

Saint Philip Evans
Saint Philip Evans

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