St Servatius was the Bishop of Tongeren born in the 4th century in Armenia and died on May 13 384 AD in Maastricht, Netherlands. We celebrate his feast day on May 13 every year in the Catholic Church.
St Servatius of Tongeren Biography
|Date of Birth||4th century|
|Country of Birth||Armenia in Asia|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Bishops|
|Place of Work||Belgium and Netherlands|
|Date of Death||May 13 384 AD|
|Place of Death||Maastricht, Netherlands|
|Feast Day||May 13|
|Patron Saint of||Maastricht
Invoked against foot troubles, lameness, rheumatism, rats, and mice
Saint Servatius of Tongeren was born in Armenia but moved to Belgium where he became bishop of Tongeren for 37 years.
Servatius hosted Saint Athanasius of Alexandria during his exile by the Arians. In 346 Servatius removed the heretical bishop of Cologne in Germany. In 359 he was present at the Council of Rimini.
He died on May 13 384 at Maastricht in the Netherlands of Fever. Miracles were reported at his tomb.
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