Book of Saints – Peter Fourier

New Catholic Dictionary illustration of Saint Peter FourierArticle

(Saint) (December 9) (17th century) A Saint of the Order of Canons Regular, born in Lorraine, and remarkable for his zeal and devotedness as a parish priest. He is best known as the Reformer of the discipline of his own Order and as the Founder of the Congregation of the Canonesses of Notre Dame. Meekness and charity were his characteristic virtues. He died A.D. 1646 at the age of seventy-five. The many miracles worked through his intercession in life and after death led to his Beatification and Canonisation in A.D. 1730 and A.D. 1897.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Peter Fourier”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 October 2016. Web. 3 December 2016. <>