Saint John of Chinon

Also known as

  • John of Caion
  • John of Moutier
  • John of Tours

Memorial

Profile

Priest. Spiritual advisor to Queen Saint Radegunde. Known as a healer and prophet. Hermit in Chinon, Diocese of Tours, France. He lived in a small cell and planted a laural orchard next to it where he spent his time in prayer and study, and avoiding the would-be spiritual students he attracted.

Born

  • in the British Isles

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint John of Chinon“. Saints.SQPN.com. 27 October 2013. Web. 16 April 2014. <>