Saint Corentius of Quimper

detail of a stained class window of Saint Corentius of Quimper; date unknown, artist unknown; Saint Corentin Cathedral, Quimper, Brittany, France; photographed on 27 July 2013 by Thesupermat; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Corentin
  • Corentinus
  • Cury

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Son of a British chieftain. Hermit at Plomodiern in Brittany. First bishop of Cornouaille, (modern Quimper), France, consecrated by Saint Martin. Signed the decrees of the Council of Angers in 453.

Died

  • c.490 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Corentius of Quimper“. Saints.SQPN.com. 20 December 2014. Web. 25 December 2014. <>