Saint John de Atarés

Memorial

Profile

Hermit in the diocese of Jaca, Aragonese Pyrenees (in modern Spain). His cell was under a huge rock on which the Benedictine abbey of San Juan de Peña, a cradle of Christianity in Navarre and Aragon, was later built.

Died

  • c.750 of natural causes

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint John de Atarés“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 May 2013. Web. 30 March 2015. <>