saint john jones

name saint john jones
feast day July 12
death 1598
Beatified 192 by Pope Pius XI
Canonized 25 October 1970 by Pope Paul VI
born He was born in Clynog Fawr, Gwynedd, Wales
saint john jones
Franciscan member of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. He was born in Clynog Fawr, Gwynedd, Wales, and left the island for Rome where he became a Franciscan. He was ordained and returned to England in 1592, where he used the alias Buckley to assist his work. Arrested by English authorities for caring for the prisoners of London, he was kept in confinement for two years. John was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Southwark, London. Pope Paul VI canonized him in 1970.

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