St Paternus of Vannes – Feast Day – May 21

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St Paternus of Vannes, also known as Paternus the Elder, Paterno, Patern, or Pern, was the bishop of Vannes in Brittany, France. He was born in the 5th century AD in France and died in 475 AD. We celebrate his feast day on May 21 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of St. Paternus of Vannes – Feast Day

St Paternus of Vannes Biography

Date of Birth 5th century AD
Country of Birth France in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Bishop
Profession Bishop and Hermit
Place of Work France
Date of Death 475 AD
Place of Death France
Feast Day May 21
Canonization Pre-Congregation
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Paternus of Vannes was bishop of Vannes in Brittany in France in the fifth century.

Later in life, he retired from his chair to spend his last years as a hermit.

Saint Paternus of Vannes
St. Paternus of Vannes

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