St Pierre Aumaître 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||8 April 1837 AD|
|Country of Birth||France in Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Priests|
|Place of Work||France, Korea|
|Date of Death||30 March 1866 AD|
|Place of Death||Galmaemot, Boryeong, Chungcheong-do, South Korea|
|Feast Day||March 30, September 20|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pope Paul VI on 6 October 1968|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pope John Paul II on 6 May 1984|
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St Pierre Aumaître Biography
St Pierre Aumaître was born on 8 April 1837 AD in Aizecq, Charente, France. He was the eldest of five children in a peasant family. His father was a farmer and his mother a seamstress. St Pierre was baptized in Verteuil, France on 26 May 1837 AD confirmed in Aizecq, France on 21 May 1844 AD, and made his first Communion on 2 May 1847 AD.
He earlier felt a calling to the priesthood hence he walked seven miles a day to take Latin lessons and entered the Petit Séminaire de Richemont near Cognac, France in 1852. Pierre then joined the Société des Missions Etrangères (Paris Foreign Missions Society) seminary in Paris, France in 1857 AD. He was ordained a priest on 14 June 1862 AD.