Friday, May 20, 2022
Friday, May 20, 2022

Saint Rasso of Grafrath – Saint of the Day – May 17

St. Rasso of Grafrath Biography

St. Rasso of Grafrath Profile. Born: unknown in Germany, Europe. Worked in Germany. Died: 953 in Germany. Feast Day is celebrated on May 17.


The Memorial of St. Rasso of Grafrath – Saint of the Day

St. Rasso of Grafrath 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 unknown
Country of Birth Germany in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Soldier, Monk
Place of Work Germany
Date of Death 953
Place of Death Germany
Feast Day May 17
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Rasso of Grafrath was born the son of the German nobility and became an Earl. Later he became a soldier and fought against invading Hungarians. After many battles, Rasso returned, founded a Benedictine monastery and entered the monastery as a monk. The house was named in his honor (Grafrath). Rasso took a pilgrim to the Holy Land and then to Rome, Italy.

Saint Rasso of Grafrath
St. Rasso of Grafrath

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