Thursday, September 4, 2014


Severinus of Agaunum,
 Died at Chateau-Landon, 507.

Feast day : February 11
Severinus is said to have been a Burgundian abbot of Saint Maurice in Agaunum, Switzerland,Severinus was born in Burgundy.
      He joined the monastery of Agaunum as a youth. He cured King Clovis of a disease that his doctors had been unable to cure in 504, and is reported to have performed miracles of healing before his death at Chateau-Landon.  Saint-Severin in Paris is dedicated to his honor . Saint Severinus is represented in art as a bishop curing King Clovis .

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