Saint Vigor of Bayeux


Also known as

  • Vigeur
  • Vigile
  • Vigorus

Memorial

Profile

Studied at Arras, France. Spiritual student of Saint Vedast of Arras. He studied for the priesthood, but found the vocation so overwhelming that he ran from it for a while. He eventually realized his vocation and was ordained. Preacher and missionary. Bishop of Bayeux, France in 513, he continued his missionary work, bringing people to the faith, building churches and monasteries.

Born

Died

  • 537 of natural causes
  • buried on Mont Chrismat
  • relics moved to the Abbey of Saint-Riquier in Picardy, France in 981 to avoid invading Normans

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Vigor of Bayeux“. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 November 2013. Web. 31 August 2014. <>