Germain, Saint, Bishop of Auxerre

Germain, Saint, Bishop of Auxerre
A married lawyer, rather worldly, became Bishop of Auxerre, d. 448 or 450. Biography

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  • Abbey of Saint-Germain d'Auxerre — The Abbey of Saint Germain d Auxerre was a Benedictine monastery in southern France, dedicated to its founder Saint Germain of Auxerre, the bishop of Auxerre, who died in 478. The Abbey reached the apex of its cultural importance during the… …   Wikipedia

  • Germanus of Auxerre — Infobox Saint name= Saint Germanus of Auxerre birth date=ca. 378 death date=31 July, 448 feast day= July 31 venerated in= Roman Catholic Church imagesize= 250px caption= birth place= death place= titles= Bishop beatified date= beatified place=… …   Wikipedia

  • Germanus of Auxerre — (c. 378–448)    Saint and Bishop.    Germanus was consecrated Bishop of Auxerre in 418. There are many legends about his life, but some events are certain. He visited Britain in 429 to combat the heresy of pelagius and he made a second visit some …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Abbo of Auxerre — (? December 3, 860) was a bishop of Auxerre. He had been a monk, and later abbot, of the Abbey of Saint Germain d Auxerre, and succeeded his brother Heribald of Auxerre as bishop of Auxerre. He resigned from the see in 859. He assisted in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Aaron of Auxerre — Infobox Saint name= Blessed Aaron of Auxerre birth date= death date= 800 feast day= September 28 venerated in= Roman Catholic Church imagesize= 250px caption= birth place= death place= titles= beatified date= beatified place= beatified by=… …   Wikipedia

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