Saint Donatus of Besancon
- 7 August
- Benedictine monk at Luxeuil, France.
Bishop of Besancon, France in 624.
Noted monastic reformer.
Founded Saint Paul abbey at Besancon.
Wrote a Rule for Virgins that combines elements of the Benedictine and Columban Rules.
- c.660 of natural causes
- Cercepiccola, Italy
- Additional Information
Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints, by Matthew Bunson, Margaret Bunson, and Stephen Bunson
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