St Donatian of Rheims – Feast Day – October 14

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St Donatian of Rheims, also known as Donas, Donatianus, Donatien, or Donazianus was the bishop of Rheims, France from 360 AD to 390 AD.

He was born in the 4th century AD in Rome, Italy, and died in 390 AD in France. We celebrate his feast day on October 14 every year in the Catholic Church.

St Donatian of Rheims Biography

St Donatian of Rheims - Feast Day - October 14

Date of Birth 4th century AD
Place of Birth Rome, Italy
Profession Bishop
Place of Work Rheims, France
Date of Death 390 AD
Place of Death France
Feast Day October 14
Canonization Pre-congregation
Patron Saint of
  • City of Bruges, Belgium 
  • Diocese of Bruges, Belgium 
  • Rheims, France
  • West Flanders, Belgium

St Donatian of Rheims History

Saint Donatian of Rheims, also known as Donas, Donatianus, Donatien, or Donazianus was the bishop of Rheims, France from 360 AD to 390 AD.

He was born in the 4th century AD in Rome, Italy, and died in 390 AD in France.

Relics

After his death, St Donatian’s bones were enshrined at Corbie, France.

Later on, his relics were relocated to Torhout, Belgium. King Charles the Bald later gave the relics to Baldwin I, Margrave of Flanders.

In 863 AD, Baldwin I transferred the relics to the Church Saint-Agricol de Reims in Bruges, Belgium.

St Donatian of Rheims is the Patron Saint of

  • Rheims, France
  • West Flanders, Belgium
  • City of Bruges, Belgium
  • Diocese of Bruges, Belgium

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