Saints related to Patron-of-jurists

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  • St. Ivo of Kermartin
    Born in 1253 in Brittany, St. Ivo of Kermartin was trained as a lawyer and appointed a judge in the Rennes diocese. He especially enjoyed working with the poor and often took their cases free of charge. He later became a priest and devoted the last 19 years of his life to his parish.
  • St. John of Capistrano
    St. John was born in Capistrano, Italy in 1385. He began his career as a lawyer, but joined the Franciscans after a failed attempt at peacekeeping left him time to reflect in prison. He became a disciple of St. Bernadine of Siena and preached penance throughout much of Europe.