Saint Silvinus of Auchy Biography
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|
|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.