- 28 May
- 29 October as one of the Martyrs of Douai
- 1 December as one of the Martyrs of Oxford University
Educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, England graduating in 1566. Schoolmaster in London, England. Convert to Catholicism. Servant to Dr Thomas Stapleton at Douai, France. Studied at Douai, and at Rome, Italy. Ordained in 1576 at the English College at Rome. Returned to England on 27 August 1579 to minster to covert Catholics. Arrested for the crime of being a priest, and sent to the Tower of London on 14 July 1581. Martyr.
- at Shert Hall, near Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
- “Blessed John Shert“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 May 2013. Web. 8 July 2015. <>