Blessed Jean-Baptiste-Ignace-Pierre Vernoy de Montjournal

Martyrs of the Hulks of RochefortMemorial

Profile

Priest in the diocese of Moulins, France. Canon of Moulins. During the French Revolution he was arrested and sentenced to forced labour for the crime of being a priest. Imprisoned on a ship anchored off shore, he was tortured repeatedly, starved and left to die. One of the Martyrs of the Hulks of Rochefort.

Born

Died

  • 1 June 1794 aboard the prison galley Deux-Associés in port at Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, France of general abuse and neglect

Venerated

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Jean-Baptiste-Ignace-Pierre Vernoy de Montjournal“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 August 2015. Web. 3 December 2016. <>