Blessed William of Toulouse – Feast Day – May 18

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Blessed William of Toulouse was an Augustinian Priest born in 1297 in Toulouse, France and died on May 18 1369 in Toulouse. We celebrate his feast day on May 18 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Bl. William of Toulouse – Feast Day

Blessed William of Toulouse Biography

Date of Birth

1297 AD

Place of Birth

Toulouse, France

Place of Work


Date of Death

May 18 1369

Place of Death

Toulouse, France

Feast Day

May 18


Beatified by Pope Leo XIII in 1893

Patron Saint of


Blessed’s Biography

Blessed William was born in Toulouse, France in the year 1297 and entered the Augustinian Order at 19 years of age. After completing his studies in Paris, he spent most of his life in Toulouse. William attracted many people to religious life.

Bl William of Toulouse promoted devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary under the title Sorrowful Mother, and for praying for souls in Purgatory. According to legend William was known for his simple life, deeply spiritual preaching. He died on May 18, 1369.

Blessed William of Toulouse
Bl William of Toulouse

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