St Genesius of Bèze – Feast Day – May 21

Today is Saturday, January 28, 2023

St Genesius of Bèze was a Benedictine monk who died as a martyr in 888 AD while defending the altar at the monastery in Bèze, Côte-d’Or, France against the invading Norman pagans. We celebrate his feast day on May 21 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Saint Genesius of Bèze – Feast Day

Saint Genesius of Bèze Biography

Date of Birth 9th Century AD
Country of Birth France of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Missionary work
Place of Work France
Date of Death 888 AD
Place of Death Bèze, Côte-d’Or, France
Feast Day May 21
Canonization Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of  

Saint’s Biography

Saint Genesius of Bèze was born in France, Europe. He was a Benedictine monk. St Genesius was martyred defending the altar at the monastery Bèze, Côte-d’Or, France against Norman invaders.

Saint Genesius of Bèze
St. Genesius of Bèze

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