Saint Simon Stock - Superior General of the Carmelite Order (1164-1265).
Saint Simon Stock was born of one of the most illustrious Christian families of England, at the castle of Harford in 1164. He became the object of the jealous persecution of one of his brothers, and at the age of twelve determined to leave and go to live in a forest. After twenty years he returned to his parents and resumed his studies, in particular those of theology.
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