Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Saint Gaudentius of Gnesen – Saint of the Day – January 5

St. Gaudentius of Gniezno Biography

St. Gaudentius of Gniezno Profile. Born: 960 AD in Czech Republic, Europe. Worked in Italy. Died: 1004 AD in Gniezno, Bohemia. Feast Day is celebrated on January 5.


The Memorial of St. Gaudentius of Gniezno – Saint of the Day

St. Gaudentius of Gniezno 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 960 AD
Country of Birth Czech Republic of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Monk, Archbishop
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death 1004 AD
Place of Death Gniezno, Bohemia
Feast Day January 5
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by N/A
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Gaudentius of Gniezno was born in 960. He was from Bohemia nobility and the younger brother of Saint Adalbert of Prague. His family was Massacre by a political rival, Radzim opt to become a monk at the Benedictine abbey of Saint Alessio in Italy. Gaudentius was sent to a mission to Prussia with Adalbert where they encountered anti-Christian massacre. St. Gaudentius managed to escape but Adalbert died. 

Later he became the archbishop of Gniezno in 1000, appointed by Otto III; he led his flock through end-of-the-world rumors that accompanied the new millennium.

Saint Gaudentius of Gniezno
Saint Gaudentius of Gniezno