Dec 05

Blessed Nicolas Stensen

December 5th XVII century

In Schwerin, in the region of the North of Germany, transit of the blessed Nicolas Stensen, titular bishop of Titiopolis, who, being a native of Denmark, first was one of the most illustrious researchers in natural sciences of his time, but to embrace the Catholic faith, wanting to serve God in the guardianship of truth, was ordained priest and then Bishop carefully developing his mission in Northern Europe. Roman martyrology