Saint Froilan

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Benedictine monk. With his friend, Saint Attilanus, he reorganized the monastic community at Moreruela in Old Castile (part of modern Spain). From there the two worked to restore and revitalize Benedictine monasticism in western Spain, and area subjected to Moorish occupation. Bishop of Léon in 900. Noted for his generosity to the poor, and his own simple lifestyle as bishop. Reported miracle worker.

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  • 905 of natural causes

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  • “Saint Froilan“. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 October 2014. Web. 27 December 2014. <>