St. John of Sahagun: Saint of the Day for Saturday, June 12, 2021 (Sat, 12 Jun 2021)
John Gonzales de Castrillo was born at Sahagun, Leon Spain. He was educated by the Benedictine monks of Fagondez monastery there and when twenty, received a canonry from the bishop of Burgos, though
he already had several benefices. He was ordained in 1445; concerned about the evil of pluralism, he resigned all his benefices except that of St. Agatha in Burgos. He spent the next four years
studying at the University of Salamanca and then began to preach. In the next decade he achieved a great ...
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