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Saint Silvinus of Auchy – Saint of the Day – February 17

Saint Silvinus of Auchy Biography

Saint Silvinus of Auchy Profile. Born: N/A in France, Europe. Worked in France. Died: 15 February 718 in Moines, Artois, France. Feast Day is celebrated on February 17.

The Memorial of Saint Silvinus of Auchy – Saint of the Day

St. Silvinus of Auchy 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 France in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Missionary
Place of Work France
Date of Death 15 February 718
Place of Death Moines, Artois, France
Feast Day February 17
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of N/A


St. Silvinus of Auchy spent most of his youth in the Courts of King ChildericII and King Thierry II. On the night of his marriage, he decided to leave for a pilgrimage to the Holy Land and decided to change from the worldly life.

He later became a priest where he was ordained in Rome, Italy. Silvinus also had the post of a Bishop in Toulouse and successfully traveled evangelizing in the area around Toulouse and Therouanne. He rescued slaves and later retired to become a Benedictine monk at the abbey of Auchy-Les-Moines in France.

St. Silvinus of Auchy
St. Silvinus of Auchy

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