Sunday, August 18, 2019

Saint Eustace of Vilna – Saint of the Day – April 14

St. Eustace of Vilna Biography

St. Eustace of Vilna Profile. Born: unknown in Lithuania, Europe. Worked in Lithuania. Died: December 13 1342 in Vilna, Lithuania. Feast Day is celebrated on April 14.

The Memorial of St. Eustace of Vilna – Saint of the Day

St. Eustace of Vilna 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 Lithuania of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Not Married
Profession missionary
Place of Work Lithuania
Date of Death December 13 1342
Place of Death Vilna, Lithuania
Feast Day April 14
Beatification Beatified by Pre-Congregation
Canonization Canonized by by Patriarch Alexius of Kiow
Patron Saint of Vilna, Lithuania

Saint Eustace of Vilna
St. Eustace of Vilna

Saint’s Biography

Saint Eustace of Vilna was nobles belonging to the court of the Lithuanian prince Algirdas, in Vilna. Eustace converted to the Christian faith by the priest Nestor. He refused to sacrifice to idols and professed to be Christians and for this; he was sentenced to be hanged. Later on, a church and the monastery built in his honor in 1347.