St Virgilius of Salzburg – Feast Day – November 27

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St Virgilius of Salzburg also known as Virgil, Vergil, Vergilius, Virgilius, Feirgil or Fearghal Profile. Born: 700 AD in Ireland, Europe. Worked in Austria. Died: 784 AD in Salzburg, Austria. Feast Day is celebrated on November 27.

St Virgilius of Salzburg Biography
Date of Birth 8th Century
Country of Birth Ireland in Europe
Place of Work Austria
Date of Death 784 AD
Place of Death Salzburg, Austria
Feast Day November 27
Canonization Canonized by Pope Gregory IX on June 10 1233
Patron Saint of
  • Against birth complications
  • Salzburg, Austria
  • Slovenes

Saint Virgilius of Salzburg Biography

St. Virgilius of Salzburg was also known as Apostle of Carinthia. He was a Benedictine priest. Pioneer to the Holy Land in 743, and in transit home, he halted in Bavaria – and remained.

Worked with Saint Rupert of Salzburg. Abbot of Saint Peter’s cloister in Salzburg, Austria; one of his priests was Saint Modestus.

Diocesan of Salzburg in 765, appointed by Duke Odilo. Holy person Boniface twice blamed him for apostasy in light of his logical thoughts (counting round earth), however, this mirrored some rubbing between the style and individuals of Roman and Celtic inceptions, and Virgilius was constantly found not guilty. He remade the church building of Salzburg. Sent preacher clerics to Carinthia, Austria.

St. Virgilius of Salzburg
St. Virgilius of Salzburg

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