Saint Birstan – Saint of the Day – November 4

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Saint Birstan Biography

Saint Birstan Profile. Born: 870 AD in the United Kingdom, Europe. Worked in England. Died: 1 November 934 in N/A. Feast Day is celebrated on November 4.

The Memorial of Saint Birstan – Saint of the Day

Saint Birstan 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 870 AD
Country of Birth The United Kingdom in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Missionary
Place of Work England
Date of Death 1 November 934
Place of Death N/A
Feast Day November 4
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
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Saint Birstan was a spiritual student of St. Grimbald. He later became a Benedictine monk and also a bishop of Winchester England from 931 to 934 AD. Birstan was known for his work with the poor and praying for the dead. At one instance, the dead were reported to have responded Amen.

He founded the Hospital of Saint John in Winchester which is in existence to date. He was forgotten for years until he appeared in visions to St. Birinus and St. Swithun.

St. Birstan
St. Birstan

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