St Desiderius of Langres – Feast Day – May 23

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St Desiderius of Langres, also known as Desiderius of Genoa, Desiderio, Dizier, Didier, or Désiré, was the Bishop of Langres, France. He was born in the 4th century AD in Genoa, Italy, beheaded, and died as a martyr in 407 AD near Langres, France. We celebrate his feast day on May 23 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of St. Desiderius of Langres – Feast Day

St Desiderius of Langres Biography

Date of Birth 4th century AD
Country/Place of Birth Genoa, Italy
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Bishop
Place of Work France
Date of Death 407 AD
Place of Death Near Langres, France
Feast Day May 23
Canonization Pre-Congregation
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Desiderius was the Bishop of Langres in France. In 343, he supported the laws of the Council of Serdica.

Desiderius was killed by vandals as he tried to negotiate with them for the people in his diocese. Martyr with many of his flock.

Saint Desiderius of Langres
St. Desiderius of Langres

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