Blessed Jean-Baptiste Menestrel

Martyrs of the Hulks of RochefortMemorial

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Priest in the diocese of Saint-Dié, France. Imprisoned on a ship in the harbor of Rochefort, France and left to die during the antiCatholic persecutions of the French Revolution. One of the Martyrs of the Hulks of Rochefort.

Born

Died

  • 16 August 1794 aboard the prison ship Washington, in Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, France of infections brought on by untreated open sores

Venerated

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Jean-Baptiste Menestrel“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 January 2018. Web. 27 June 2019. <>