Blessed Jean-Baptiste Souzy

Martyrs of the Hulks of RochefortMemorial

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Priest in the diocese of La Rochelle, France. Imprisoned on a ship in the harbor of Rochefort, France and left to die during the antiCatholic persecutions of the French Revolution. Appointed by his bishop to serve as vicar-general of the prisoners, he tended to them as best he could in the horrible conditions of the ships. One of the Martyrs of the Hulks of Rochefort.

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  • “Blessed Jean-Baptiste Souzy“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 July 2016. Web. 6 December 2016. <>