St Florentius of Valcastoria – Feast Day – May 23

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St Florentius of Valcastoria, also known as Florentius of Norvia, was a 6th-century hermit, monk and abbot of a monastery in Valcastoria, Italy, whose miracle works and piety was praised by Pope Gregory the Great. We celebrate his feast day on May 23 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of St. Florentius of Valcastoria – Feast Day

St Florentius of Valcastoria Biography

Date of Birth 6th-century AD
Country of Birth Italy in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Hermit, Monk, Abbot
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death 6th-century
Place of Death Italy
Feast Day May 23
Canonized Pre-Congregation
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Florentius of Valcastoria was a monk and a hermit in the 6th century. He was elected abbot of the splendid abbey in Valcastoria in Italy. Pope Gregory the Great narrates Florentius’s life in his Dialogues.

Saint Florentius of Valcastoria
St. Florentius of Valcastoria

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