Thursday, October 1, 2020

Saint Leodegarius of Autun – Saint of the Day – October 2

St Leodegarius of Autun Biography

St Leodegarius of Autun Profile. Born: 616 AD in Afghanistan, Asia. Worked in France. Died: 678 AD in France. Feast Day is celebrated on October 2.
The Feast of Saint Leodegarius of Autun – Saint of the Day

Saint Leodegarius of Autun 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 616 AD
Country of Birth Afghanistan of Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Not Married
Profession N/A
Place of Work France
Date of Death 678 AD
Place of Death France
Feast Day October 2
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by precongrigation
Patron Saint of N/A

Saint Leodegarius of Autun Biography

Leodegarius of Autun was the Son of the nobles Bobilo and Saint Sigrada. Brother of Saint Gerinus.He was Raised in the court of King Clotaire II. Leodegarius of Autun Studied in Poitiers, France under the guidance of his uncle, the bishop of Poitiers. A deacon in Poitiers, working in diocesan administration.

Priest. Monk at Maxentius Abbey in 650. Abbot in 651, a position he held for six years during which he placed the abbey under the Benedictine Rule. He was an Advisor to Queen Saint Bathild, and tutor to her children, in 656. Reforming bishop of Autun in 663. Fought Manichaeism, reformed the secular clergy, enforced discipline in religious houses, adopted the Creed of Saint Athanasius and stressed the administration of the sacraments, especially baptism.

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