St. Romanus of Condat


 
Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 02/28


Patron Of: Against Mental Illness, Against Insanity, Drowning Victims, Mentally Ill People

Memorial
    28 February

Profile
    Brother of Saint Lupicinus. Became a monk at Lyons at age 35. Hermit in Condat (modern Saint-Claude) with his brother and sister where would-be students were attracted to them. Founded abbeys of Condat and Leuconne, and the convent of La Beaume, among others. Spiritual teacher of Saint Eugendus. Ordained by Saint Hilary of Arles. Healed two lepers by embracing them.

Born
    c.390 at Upper Bugey

Died
    c.460 of natural causes
    buried at the abbey of Beaume

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation

Patronage
    against insanity
    against mental illness
    drowning victims
    mentally ill people



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