Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Saint Solange of Bourges – Saint of the Day – May 10

St. Solange of Bourges Biography

St. Solange of Bourges Profile. Born: 863 AD in France, Europe. Worked in France. Died: 880 AD in France. Feast Day is celebrated on May 10.

 

The Memorial of St. Solange of Bourges – Saint of the Day

St. Solange of Bourges 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 863 AD
Country of Birth France in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Not Married
Profession Young virgin shepherdess
Place of Work France
Date of Death 880 AD
Place of Death France
Feast Day May 10
Beatification  
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of
  1. Berry, France
  2. Bourges, France
  3. children
  4. drought relief
  5. for rain
  6. rape victims
  7. shepherdesses
  8. shepherds

 

Saint’s Biography

Saint Solange of Bourges was born in 863 in a poor but devout family in France. Solange was a shepherdess who was killed for refused to marry the son of the Count of Poitiers. Solange fought her attacker and overpower him, filled with rage he pursued and cut off her head.

Saint Solange of Bourges
Saint Solange of Bourges

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