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John of the Grating

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Died  1168
Role  Saint
Name  John the
Feast  1 February

Canonized  1517 by Cultus confirmed by Pope Leo X

Venerated in  Roman Catholic Church

John of the Grating was a Cistercian Bishop of Aleth. John was born in Brittany, in 1098 he joined Clairvaux, where he was professed by St. Bernard. He would go on to found Sainte-Croix de Guingamp and Saint-Jacques de Montfort Abbeys, after his appointment as Bishop in 1144. He was given the moniker of "Grating", due to the grating, or metal rails, surrounding his shrine.

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John of the Grating Wikipedia


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