Priest in the diocese of Burgos, Spain. Pilgrim to Palestine, Rome, Italy, and Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Lived as a hermit near Burgos. Helped Saint Dominic de la Calzada build roads, bridges, hospices, etc. to improve the region and bring services to those in rural areas.
- c.1150 of natural causes
- “Saint John de Ortega“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 May 2009. Web. 27 April 2015. <>