Saint Famianus of Compostela

Also known as

  • Famian
  • Famiano
  • Quardus

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Pilgrim to Rome, the Holy Lands, and Compostela, Spain. Stayed at Compostela as a hermit for 25 years at San Placido on the River Minho. When the Cistercian abbey of Osera was built nearby, he joined the Order. Later made a second pilgrimage to the Holy Land, dying on the road as he returned.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Famianus of Compostela“. Saints.SQPN.com. 6 July 2014. Web. 2 October 2014. <>