Book of Saints – John Eudes

detail of a photograph of St John Eudes at St Peter's Basilica in Vatican City; taken by Mary Harrsch; swiped off her flickr siteArticle

(Blessed) (November 19) (17th century) A French Saint, founder of the well-known Religious Congregation called after him the Eudists. Their work is chiefly the direction of Ecclesiastical Seminaries and the preparing of youth for the priesthood. Blessed John Eudes was a zealous missionary, and persevered in his preaching expeditions until beyond his seventy-fifth year of age. He was also the author of several valuable ascetical treatises. He died at Caen in Normandy, August 19, A.D. 1680.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “John Eudes”. Book of Saints, 1921. Saints.SQPN.com. 21 October 2013. Web. 29 December 2014. <>