Thursday, October 24, 2019

Saint Antimund of Thérouanne – Saint of the Day – July 21

St. Antimund of Thérouanne Biography

Saint Antimund of Thérouanne Profile. Born: 5th century in France, Europe. Worked in France. Died: 6th century in France. Feast Day is celebrated on July 21.

 

 St. of the Day

St. Antimund of Thérouanne Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth

5th century

Country of Birth

France in Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Priests

Profession

Priest

Place of Work

France

Date of Death

6th century

Place of Death

France

Feast Day

July 21

Beatification

Beatified by N/A

Canonization

Canonized by Pre-Congregation

Patron Saint of

N/A

Biography

Saint Antimund of Thérouanne, a hermit in Gallia Belgica (modern northern France) in the early 6th century. Priest. Saint Remigius of Reims sent a missionary work and a father Adelbert to evangelize the Morini people in the area of ​​modern Picardy in France. Christianity had returned to its pagan roots centuries before. The pagan priests opposed him and supported the continued worship of idols, but the people in the region showed interest and he converted many. First Bishop of Thérouanne in the Artois area of ​​modern France, consecrated by Saint Remigius. Later, invasions eradicated his good work and in the 7th century, missionaries in the region had to start from scratch.

Saint Antimund of Thérouanne
St. Antimund of Thérouanne