Saint John of Meda
- Also known as
John of Como
- 26 September
- Priest in Milan and Como.
Following a vision of the Virgin Mary, he joined the Humiliati in 1134, and worked for their adoption of the Benedictine Rule.
Founded other monasteries in the areas of Milan and Lombardy.
Served as abbot, and introduced the Little Office of Our Lady.
- at Meda, province of Milan, Italy
- 26 September 1159 at Brera, Italy of natural causes
- Name Meaning
- God is gracious; gift of God (John)
- by Pope Alexander III
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