St. Gaudentius of Gniezno Biography
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|
|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 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.