Bl. John Soreth

Memorial Day - July 28thJOHN SORETH

Carmelite. Studied in Paris. Doctor of theology in 1438. Prior General of his order from 1451 to 1471. Wrote a famous commentary on the Rule. Issued new Constitutions in 1462. Worked to return his order to its earliest observance, and to admit converts. Spiritual director of Blessed Frances d'Amboise.

Born - c.1420 at Caen, Normandy, France

Died - 1471 at Angers, France of natural causes.

Beatified - 1865 by Pope Pius IX (cultus confirmed)©2015