Blessed Ion Costist

Also known as

  • Ion Kostist
  • John Kostistk
  • Geremia of Wallachia
  • Ieremia of Wallachia
  • Jeremiah of Valachia

Memorial

Profile

A pious boy raised in Romania, he emigrated to Italy at age 19 because he thought the greatest Christians could be found there. Franciscan lay brother, taking the name Jeremiah. He developed a ministry of caring for the poor, sick and crippled, begging alms that always went to the poor.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

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       Frati Minori Cappuccini
       Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 730
       80122 Napoli, ITALY

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Ion Costist“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 February 2014. Web. 29 December 2014. <>