Friday, February 8, 2008

Saint Cuthman Patron Saint of Poverty

Memorial
8 February
Profile
Poor but pious youth from the south of England. Cared for his invalid mother following his father's death. Shepherd, spending his time with the flock in prayer. Built a church near his property in Sussex. Miracle worker in life and in death.
Died
c.900
Canonized
Pre-Congregation
Patronage
patron saint of bachelors; patron saint of poverty; patron saint of shepherds

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