St. John Neumann-5 January 2017

St. John Neumann
Feast Day: January 5

St. John Neumann was a tireless preacher of the gospel to the most abandoned, especially the poor. Philadelphia’s “Little Bishop,” St. John Neumann, C.Ss.R.

 

John Neumann was born in Prachatice in Bohemia (now the Czech Republic) on March 28, 1811. He studied theology in the seminary of Budweis. Zealous for the missionary life and to lead souls to Christ, he decided to leave his homeland to dedicate himself to the European immigrants in America, who were deprived of spiritual support. [ continued]

Source: St. John Neumann | Redemptorist Saints | Who We Are | Redemptorists


 

  • Image: The National Shrine of St. John Neumann. 2017. The National Shrine of St. John Neumann – Home. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.stjohnneumann.org/. [Accessed 06 January 2017].
  • St. John Neumann | Redemptorist Saints | Who We Are | Redemptorists. 2017. St. John Neumann | Redemptorist Saints | Who We Are | Redemptorists. [ONLINE] Available at: https://www.redemptorists.net/saints-neumann.cfm. [Accessed 06 January 2017].
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