Saint of the Day
Podcast © Franciscan MediaSaint John Eudes was a noted preacher and confessor. He founded several seminaries because he saw the need for clerical formation. He also founded a couple of religious communities to address the needs that he saw. Saint John had a great devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
St John Eudes was born on the 14 November 1601 in Ri, Normandy, France. He was known as a missionary and a priest who brought Christ to the poor by forming educated, zealous priests. John also had a great devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Holy Heart of Mary that he wrote a book of these devotions called “Le Coeur Admirable de la Très Sainte Mère de Dieu”. St John Eudes died on the 19 august 1680 and was canonised by Pope Pius XI in 1925.
Today we celebrate Saint John Eudes a French Roman Catholic priest and the founder of both the Eudists and the Order of Our Lady of Charity.
From a treatise on the admirable Heart of Jesus by Saint Eudes, Priest, "The source of salvation and true life."
SAINT JOHN EUDES, Priest— Quiapo Church (@quiapochurch) August 19, 2020
19 August | Optional Memorial
“The Admirable Heart of Mary is the perfect image of the Most Divine Heart of Jesus.”
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St. John Eudes (1601-1680)— Memento Mori (@TempusFugit4016) August 18, 2020
Oratorian and a priest. Founder of the Congregation of the Priests of Jesus and Mary (Eudists) and the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity. He wrote a number of ascetical books. He was beatified in 1909 by St. Pius X, and canonized by Pope Pius XI in 1925. pic.twitter.com/js6VvnTvpy
"Every Saint belongs to the court of the Queen of All Saints." St. John Eudes pic.twitter.com/6rsGZYJ57z— John Lewandowski (@Bertskial) May 3, 2020
Tomorrow we celebrate the Feast of St. John Eudes. But how much do you know about St. John Eudes, and three other Saints named John?— saltandlighttv (@saltandlighttv) August 18, 2020
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