May 16th – St. Simon Stock (c1165-1265) – Sixth General of the Carmelite Order

St. Simon Stock (c1165-1265)
Sixth General of the Carmelite Order
Feast Day – May 16th

St. Simon Stock

Born in approximately 1165 in Aylesford, Kent, England. Little is known of his early life. All that is certain is that he was elected the sixth general of the Carmelites in 1247. He was approximately 82 years old. In the same year, he… continue reading…

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