Vitonus

Vitonus

Infobox Saint
name= Saint Vitonus
birth_date=
death_date=525
feast_day= November 9
venerated_in= Roman Catholic Church


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patronage=Verdun, France
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Saint Vitonus (d. 525), also called Vanne or Vaune, became a monk as a young man and was made Bishop of Verdun, c.500. Vitonus converted all the pagan residents in the area, and was known for performing miracles. [http://saints.sqpn.com/saintv0d.htm]

Vitonus also founded a college for priests and the Benedictine abbey of Lorraine which served as the community of the Congregation of St. Vanne was later dedicated to him. [http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=1865]

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