John E. Beahn
John Edward Beahn (1910-1990) was an American author from Philadelphia. During World War II he served in the United States Army. Later in life he became a business executive who wrote popular biographical novels of the saints.
A Man Cleansed by God: A Novel Based on the Life of St. Patrick
From the Epilogue… With few words, Bishop Patrick dismissed his work in Ireland. “It would be tedious,” he wrote, “to give a detailed account of all my labors or even a part of them.” His labors did not interest him; the labors were not his labors, and the achievements were not his achievements. “Who was…