Saint Felix of Nantes

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Born to the nobility, received a good education, and was very fluent in Greek. Ordained in 540. Bishop of Nantes, France for 33 years; he was married at the time he was chosen, and his wife became a nun. Attended the synods in Paris, France in 557 and 573, and in Tours, France in 567. Peacemaker between warring leaders in his region.

Born

  • c.515 in the Aquitaine region of modern France

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Felix of Nantes“. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 January 2014. Web. 11 July 2014. <>