St. John Vianney


 
St. John Vianney Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 08/04
Tridentine Calendar - 08/04


Patron Of: Confessors, Parish Priests, Priests, Secular Priests

Also known as
    Cure of Ars; Jean Baptiste Marie Vianney; Jean Marie Baptiste Vianney; Jean-Baptiste Vianney; John Baptist Vianney; John Vianney

Profile
    Farm hand who in his youth taught other children their prayers and catechism. Ordained in 1815, though it took several years study as he had little education, was not a very good student, and his Latin was terrible. Assigned for a while to Ecully. In 1818 he was assigned to the parish of Ars, a tiny village near Lyons, which suffered from very lax attendance; he began visiting his parishioners, especially the sick and poor. Spent days in prayer, doing penance for his parishioners. Gifted with discernment of spirits, prophecy, hidden knowledge, and working miracles. Tormented by evil spirits, especially when he tried to get his 2-3 hours of sleep each night. Crowds came to hear him preach, and to make their reconciliation because of his reputation with penitents; by 1855 there were 20,000 pilgrims a year to Ars. Spent 40 years as the parish priest.

Born
    8 May 1786 at Dardilly, Lyons, France

Died
    4 August 1859 at Ars, France of natural causes

Name Meaning
    God is gracious; gift of God

Venerated
    26 July 1896

Beatified
    8 January 1905

Canonized
    31 May 1925


See Related Items

All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.

Popular Items:

John Vianney Sterling Round Medal
St. John Vianney Sterling Round Medal  Quick Ship is Available!
3/4in. Diameter
Item Number: 5069
Price: $33.96
Availability: Ships within 3-5 Business Days

Qty:
John Vianney Statue
St. John Vianney Statue
24 Inch
Item Number: 22384
Price: $157.50
Availability: Back Ordered. Ships within 12-16 weeks

Please click the title for
details about this item.
Vianney Speaks
Vianney Speaks - DVD 
The Powerful Sermons of St. John Vianney
Item Number: 93507
Price: $19.95
Availability: In Stock. Ships in 1-2 Business Day

Qty:
John Vianney Spanish Statue
St. John Vianney Spanish Statue
Item Number: 96030
Price: $806.19
Availability: Back Ordered. Ships within 21-90 Days

Please click the title for
details about this item.
John Vianney Statue
St. John Vianney Statue
12 Inch
Item Number: 22383
Price: $46.75
Availability: Back Ordered. Ships within 12-16 weeks

Qty:
John Vianney Ceramic Plaque
St. John Vianney Ceramic Plaque  Quick Ship is Available!
Item Number: 13353
Price: $33.25
Availability: Ships within 3-5 Business Days

Qty:

Find a Wish List
Find a Registry



We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Checks, Money Orders and Paypal.

 
Information
Nextag Seller


By using our site you agree to our terms of use.
All content copyright 2016.
Special Features
 

Get >FREE SHIPPING< and learn more about the Faith with our newsletter.

Free shipping coupon included with newsletter.

 



/ (mm/dd)

*



 

close
aam