Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Saint Antonius of Rocher – Saint of the Day – May 4

St. Antonius of Rocher Biography

St. Antonius of Rocher Profile. Born: unknown in France, Europe. Worked in France. Died: unknown in France. Feast Day is celebrated on May 4.

 

The Memorial of St. Antonius of Rocher – Saint of the Day

St. Antonius of Rocher 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 unknown
Country of Birth France in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Monk, Hermit 
Place of Work France
Date of Death unknown
Place of Death France
Feast Day May 4
Beatification  
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of  
Saint Antonius of Rocher
Saint Antonius of Rocher

Saint’s Biography

Saint Antonius of Rocher was the sixth-century Benedictine monk and a disciple of Saint Benedictine himself. he was Sent to France by Saint Benedict to establish the Order there and established the Monastery of Saint-Julien in Tours, France, and served as its first abbot. He retired to spend his later years in solitude and as a prayerful hermit at Le Rocher on the banks of the River Loire; the place is now known as Saint-Antoine-du-Rocher.