- John of God
- (1495–1550)Philanthropist, Order Founder and Saint.John was a native of Portugal and, as a young man, he served as a soldier. When he was about forty he turned back to religion and, guided by John of avila, he dedicated his life to the care of the sick and the poor. He is generally regarded as the founder of the Brothers Hospitallers’ Order, which developed out of his work. The order was formally approved in 1572 by Pope Pius V and today it runs hospitals in Italy, Spain and France. John was canonised in 1690.D.H. Farmer (ed.), The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, 3rd edn (1992);N. McMahon, The Story of the Hospitallers of St John of God (1958).
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John of God — Infobox Saint name=Saint John of God birth date=March 8, 1495 death date=March 8, 1550 feast day=March 8 venerated in=Roman Catholic Church imagesize=250px caption=John of God as painted by Murillo birth place=Montemor o Novo, Portugal death… … Wikipedia
John of God, Saint — • Portuguese shepherd, soldier, bookseller, finally found his niche caring for the health of the poor in Granada, became de facto founder of a religious order, d. 1550 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 … Catholic encyclopedia
John of God, Saint — ▪ Portuguese monk Spanish San Juan De Dios, original name Juan Ciudad, Portuguese São João De Deus, or João Cidade born March 8, 1495, Montemor o Novo, Port. died March 8, 1550, Granada, Spain; canonized 1690; feast day March 8… … Universalium
Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God — • The founder of this religious institution, was born 8 March, 1495, at Montemor Novo, in Portugal Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God Brothers Hospitaller … Catholic encyclopedia
St. John of God — St. John of God † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. John of God Born at Montemor o Novo, Portugal, 8 March, 1495, of devout Christian parents; died at Granada, 8 March, 1550. The wonders attending the saints birth heralded a life many sided … Catholic encyclopedia
Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God — The Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God are a Roman Catholic order founded in 1572. They are also known commonly as the Fatebenefratelli, meaning Do Good Brothers in Italian.HistorySt. John of God, the founder of this religious institution,… … Wikipedia
St John of God Health Care — is Australia s third largest private hospital operator, with 14 hospitals and facilities in the states of Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria, as well as New Zealand.The symbol used by St John of God is a cross with a pomegranate. The … Wikipedia
Saint John of God — may refer to:*John of God, a Portuguese born friar and saint *Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God, a Roman Catholic order *St John of God Hospital, Geelong, a private hospital in Australia *St John of God Health Care, Australia s third… … Wikipedia
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brother hospitaler of st. john of god — |jän Usage: usually capitalized B&H, capitalized S&J&G Etymology: after St. John of God died 1550 Spanish religious, who founded the institute : a member of a Roman Catholic religious institute founded in 1540 at Granada, Spain, and devoted… … Useful english dictionary