Saint Amand of Maastricht – Saint of the Day – February 6

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Saint Amand of Maastricht Biography

Saint Amand of Maastricht Profile. Born: 584 AD in France, Europe. Worked in France. Died: 679 AD in Elnone-en-Pevele, France. Feast Day is celebrated on February 6.

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Saint Amand of Maastricht 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 584 AD
Country of Birth France of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Missionary work
Place of Work France
Date of Death 679 AD
Place of Death Elnone-en-Pevele, France
Feast Day February 6
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of • against diseases of cattle
• against fever
• against paralysis
• against rheumatism
• against seizures
• against skin diseases
• against vision problems
• Boy Scouts
• bar staff
• barkeepers
• bartenders
• brewers
• grocers
• hotel keepers
• innkeepers
• merchants
• pharmacists
• vinegar makers
• vine-growers
• vintners
• wine-makers
• wine merchants
• Flanders, Belgium
• Maastricht, Netherlands
• Salzburg, Austria
• Utrecht, Netherlands

Saint Amand of Maastricht Biography

Saint Amand of Maastricht lived as a hermit for some time and then became a monk at age 20 at Tours, France. When he became a monk, his family tried to kidnap him but they failed. He evangelized in France, Carinthia, Germany, Gascony, and Flanders where he got beaten by the locals for his work.

He later became the Bishop of Maastricht, Netherlands in 649AD. Amand founded several Convents and monasteries where he became the Abbot of the Elnone-en-Pevele monastery in France.

He was a spiritual director of Saint Humbert of Pelagius. in his later years, he retired to Elnon Abbey where he taught Saint Chrodobald of Marchiennes and became very prayerful.

He is often associated with brewers because he spent much time preaching and teaching in beer making and wine-making regions.

St Amand of Maastricht
St Amand of Maastricht

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