Saint Severus of Avranches

Memorial

Profile

Born to a poor peasant family. Worked as a shepherd in his youth. Priest. Monk. Abbot. Bishop of Avranches, France. In his later years, he resigned his see and returned to monastic life.

Born

  • at Cotentin, Normandy, France

Died

Canonized

Patronage

Representation

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Severus of Avranches”. Saints.SQPN.com. 30 January 2010. Web. 1 August 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-severus-of-avranches/>