Saint Gerard Sagredo

Also known as

  • Apostle of Hungary
  • Gerard of Hungary
  • Collert….
  • Gerardo….
  • Gellért….

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Benedictine monk. Abbot at San Giorgio Maggiore abbey, Venice, Italy. He passed through Hungary while on a pilgrimage to Palestine. There he met with King Saint Stephen who persuaded him to stay and minister to the Magyars. Tutor of Prince Saint Emeric. First bishop of Csanad, Hungary in 1035. Martyred during the pagan backlash that followed the death of Saint Stephen.

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  • “Saint Gerard Sagredo“. Saints.SQPN.com. 23 September 2014. Web. 29 December 2014. <>