Saint Maxentius of Poitou

Also known as

  • Maixent

Memorial

Profile

Monk at a monastery in Poitou, France, a place now Saint-Maixent in his honour; he eventually served as abbot. He was highly esteemed by the local laity whom he sheltered during invasions. Known as a miracle worker.

Born

Died

  • 515 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Maxentius of Poitou“. Saints.SQPN.com. 14 May 2014. Web. 31 August 2014. <>