Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Saint Servatus of Tongres – Saint of the Day – May 13

St. Servatus of Tongres Biography

St. Servatus of Tongres Profile. Born: unknown in Armenia, Asia. Worked in Belgium. Died: 13 March 384 in Belgium. Feast Day is celebrated on May 13.

 

The Memorial of St. Servatus of Tongres- Saint of the Day

St. Servatus of Tongres 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 Armenia in Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Bishop
Place of Work Belgium
Date of Death 13 March 384
Place of Death Belgium
Feast Day May 13
Beatification  
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of  

 

Saint’s Biography

Saint Servatus of Tongres was born in Armenia but moved to Belgium where he became bishop of Tongres for 37 years. Servatus hosted Saint Athanasius of Alexandria during his exile by the Arians. In 346 Servatus to remove the heretical bishop of Cologne in Germany. In 359 he was present at the Council of Rimini. He died on March 13 384 at Tongres, Belgium of Fever. Miracles were reported at his tomb and his relics were translated to the Saint Servaas Basilica, Maastrich in the Netherlands when Tongres was sacked.

Saint Servatus of Tongres
St. Servatus of Tongres