Thursday, August 7, 2014


St. Nicetius of Besancon
Nicetius of Besançon
Also known as Nizier

 Died 611.

Feast day: February 8

Bishop of Besancon. He was a friend of St. Columbanus of Luxeuil. Nicetius had to restore his see after an invasion of Huns.

 Bishop Saint Nicetius of Besançon was a friend of Saint Columbanus and Saint Gregory the Great, and an enemy of heresy. He restored to Besançon the episcopal see, which after the invasion of the Huns had been transferred to Nyon on Lake Geneva

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