Sunday, October 20, 2019

Saint William of Saint-Brieuc – Saint of the Day – July 29

Saint William of Saint-Brieuc Biography

Saint William of Saint-Brieuc Profile. Born: October 11, 1180 in France, Europe. Worked in France. Died: July 29, 1234 in France. Feast Day is celebrated on July 29.

The Memorial of Saint William of Saint-Brieuc – Saint of the Day

Saint William of Saint-Brieuc 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 October 11, 1180
Country of Birth France in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Bishop
Place of Work France
Date of Death July 29, 1234
Place of Death France
Feast Day July 29
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pope Innocent IV
Patron Saint of diocese of Saint-Brieuc, France


Saint William of Saint-Brieuc Biography

Saint William of Saint-Brieuc, born into a farming family. Priest. Canon of the cathedral of Tours, France. Bishop of San-Brieuc, Brittany, France, 1220; He served 14 years. Known for his simplicity, charity and his struggle to defend the faithful and the rights of the church against civil authority; in 1230. Worked on the construction of the cathedral. Had the ability to heal through prayer.