Saint James of Tarentaise – Saint of the Day – January 16

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St. James of Tarentaise Biography

St. James of Tarentaise Profile. Born: N/A in Syria, Asia. Worked in France. Died: 16 January 429 in Arles, France. Feast Day is celebrated on January 16.


The Memorial of St. James of Tarentaise – Saint of the Day

Saint James of Tarentaise! Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth N/A
Country of Birth Syria in Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Soldier, Monk, Bishop
Place of Work France
Date of Death 16 January 429
Place of Death Arles, France
Feast Day January 16
Canonization Canonized by Pre congregation
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Saint’s Biography

Saint James of Tarentaise was a soldier in the imperial Persian army. He converted to Christianity and later became a monk. James became a spiritual disciple of Saint Honoratus in Lérins in France. Missionary to the Savoy region.  He was elected as the first bishop of Moûtiers, France, in 426. Known as a miracle worker.

Saint James of Tarentaise
St. James of Tarentaise

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