Blessed Ion Costist

Blessed Ion CostistAlso known as

  • Ion Kostist
  • John Kostistk
  • Geremia of Wallachia
  • Ieremia of Wallachia
  • Jeremiah of Valachia

Memorial

Profile

A pious boy raised in Romania, he emigrated to Italy at age 19 because he thought the greatest Christians could be found there. Franciscan lay brother, taking the name Jeremiah. He developed a ministry of caring for the poor, sick and crippled, begging alms that always went to the poor.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Ion Costist“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 October 2013. Web. 3 June 2015. <>