Bl. John Descalzo
December 14, Blessed


Also known as: John Descalzo John Discalceatus Born: c.1278 in Saint-Vougay, Finistère, diocese of Saint Paul-de-Lon, Brittany, France Short Biography: Stone mason. Franciscan. Priest. Pastor of Saint Gregoire, Rennes, France, where he attended to his duties barefooted. Had a special ministry to the sick and the poor. Died: 15 December 1349 of plague at Saint John’s monastery, Quimper, Finistère, Brittany, France buried in the chapel of San Antonio at his monastery his tomb became known as a place of healing miracles, especially for head pain

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