Saint Fulcran of Lodève

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Fulcrain, cathedral of Saint Fulcrain, Lodeve, France; date unknown, artist unknown; photographed on 1 July 2010 by Reinhardhauke; swiped off Wikimedia CommonsMemorial

Profile

Pious youth who early decided on a life in the Church. Priest. Bishop of Lodève, France for 57 years, consecrated on 4 February 949. Rebuilt many churches and convents. Founded the monastery of Saint Sauveur, and several hospitals for the poor. Untiring reformer and supporter of the spiritual life of his clergy, known for his personal asceticism.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Fulcran of Lodève“. Saints.SQPN.com. 23 December 2014. Web. 27 December 2014. <>