Vitonus

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Saint Vitonus
Died525
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church
CanonizedPre-Congregation
FeastNovember 9
PatronageVerdun, France

Saint Vitonus (died 525), also called Vanne or Vaune, became a monk as a young man and was made Bishop of Verdun, c.500. Vitonus converted all the pagan residents in the area, and was known for performing miracles.[1]

Vitonus also founded a college for priests and the Benedictine abbey of Lorraine which served as the community of the Congregation of St. Vanne was later dedicated to him.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-08-29. Retrieved 2008-08-29.
  2. ^ http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=1865