St Birstan – Feast Day – November 4 2023

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St Birstan was also known as Beornstan, Birnstan, Birrstan, Brinstan, Brynstan, or Byrnstan.

He was the Bishop of Winchester, England.

He was born in the 9th century in England and died on November 1 934 in England.

We celebrate his feast day on November 4 every year in the Catholic Church.

St Birstan Biography
Date of Birth 9th century AD
Place of Birth England
Profession Bishop of Winchester, England
Place of Work Winchester, England
Date of Death November 1 934
Place of Death England
Feast Day November 4
Canonization Precongregation
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St Birstan Life History

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.

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