Book of Saints – Simon Stock

Saint Simon StockArticle

(Saint) (May 16) (13th century) Born at Aylesford in Kent. After dwelling as a hermit in the hollow trunk of a tree (Stock), he joined the Carmelite Order, of which he became General, organising its Constitutions and illustrating it by his piety and learning. It was to him that Our Blessed Lady presented the Brown Scapular and gave the promise of her special protection to all who should wear it. Saint Simon died at Bordeaux in France, A.D. 1265.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Simon Stock”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 May 2017. Web. 24 October 2020. <>