Germanus of Auxerre

Introduction

Germanus was sent from Auxerre by the bishops of Gaul to preach against the Pelagian heresy in Britain. He was of Romano - Gaulish background, a student of Roman law, and bishop of Auxerre from 418. He died in 448 in Ravenna. (ODS, 217)

Gender

Male

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

Non-insular

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Germanus (ns)

Related Personal Names

Name

Germanus (certain)

Feast days

Day of Year

July 31

Notes

This is the day of his death (in Ravenna)

Day of Year

Oct 1

Notes

This is the feast of the translation of his body from Ravenna to Auxerre.