Saint John de Ortega

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Priest in the diocese of Burgos, Spain. Pilgrim to Palestine, Rome, Italy, and Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Lived as a hermit near Burgos. Helped Saint Dominic de la Calzada build roads, bridges, hospices, etc. to improve the region and bring services to those in rural areas.

Died

  • c.1150 of natural causes

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