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…