John Ogilvie (saint)

John Ogilvie (1579 – 10 March 1615) was a Scottish Jesuit martyr. For his work as a priest in service to a dwindling Roman Catholic community in 17th century Scotland, and in hanging for his faith, he became the only post-Reformation Scottish saint.


John Ogilvie
John Ogilvie
Drumnakeith, Banffshire, Scotland
Died10 March 1615(1615-03-10) (aged 35–36)
Glasgow Cross, Scotland
Venerated inCatholic Church
Beatified22 December 1929
Canonized17 October 1976
Feast10 March