Saint Porcarius of Lérins

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Benedictine monk. Abbot of Lérins, France, a house of 500 monks. Warned in a vision that the monastery would be attacked, he managed to evacuate about three dozen of the students and younger brothers to the mainland by boat; Porcarius and all but four of the remaining brothers were massacred by invading Saracens. Martyr.

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Canonized

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  • “Saint Porcarius of Lérins”. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 June 2012. Web. 20 April 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-porcarius-of-lerins/>