Bl. John Soreth
Memorial Day - July 28th
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)