Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Saint Aigulf of Bourges – Feast Day – May 22

Saint Aigulf of Bourges, also known as Aigulphus, Ayoul, Aieul, Aout, or Hou, was the pious bishop of Bourges, France. He was born in the 8th century AD in Bourges, France and died 836 AD. We celebrate his feast day on May 22 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Feast of St Aigulf of Bourges – Feast Day

Saint Aigulf of Bourges Biography

Date of Birth

8th Century AD

Country of Birth

Bourges, France

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Bishops

Profession

Hermit, Bishop

Place of Work

France

Date of Death

836 AD

Place of Death

France

Feast Day

May 22

Canonization

Pre-Congregation

Patron Saint of

 

St Aigulf of Bourges Biography

St Aigulf of Bourges was well educated but became a hermit when his parents died. He became very pious and people came to like him a lot.

He reluctantly became the bishop of Bourges, France in 811 AD. In 829 AD, he attended the Council of Toulouse and also sat in judgment of Archbishop Ebbo of Rheims who had joined a revolt against King Louis the Debonair.

Saint Aigulf of Bourges
Saint Aigulf of Bourges

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