Saint Leonard of Avranches

Memorial

Profile

Known initially for his powerful build, fiery temper, and bullying demeanor. In later life he reformed, took his religion seriously, spent 30 years as bishop of Avranches, France, and was proclaimed a saint by the parishioners in his see.

Died

  • c.614 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Leonard of Avranches“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 February 2014. Web. 21 November 2014. <>