Blessed John of Warneton

Also known as

  • John of Saint Omer
  • John of Thérouanne
  • John of Commines



Spiritual student of Saint Ivo of Chartres. Canon regular at Mont-Saint-Eloi. Archdeacon of Arles. Bishop of Thérouanne, which he accepted only under papal order. Founded several monasteries. While he had a reputation for strictness to discipline for himself, he was seen to be very gentle with people as individuals, even refusing to prosecute some would-be assassins.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John of Warneton“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 October 2021. Web. 23 January 2022. <>