Blessed John Benoît-Vourlat

Blessed John Benoît-Vourlat

John Benoît-Vourlat


  • Death: 09/03/1792
  • Nationality (place of birth): France

John Benoît-Vourlat (1731-1792) was one of the Jesuits who were killed when the French Revolution turned into a rabid anti-Catholic persecution. Father Benoît-Vourlat, well known as a spiritual director. He served as chaplain to the sisters of Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, and was living in the community with the Eudists when he was arrested.

For more details see the description under Blessed James Bonnaud and 22 Paris Martyrs

Originally Collected and edited by: Tom Rochford, SJ