St. Domitian of Huy

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 05/07


Patron Of: Against Fever, Huy, Liege, Belgium

Memorial
    7 May

Profile
    Priest. Bishop of Tongres. Spoke out convincingly against heretics and pagans. Spoke against heretics at the Synod of Orleans in 549. Encouraged the development of writings and sermons against heresy. Worked in the Meuse Valley to convert pagans. Built churches and hospices to care for the spiritual and physical needs of the people. Well known for his generosity, his fund-raising abilities that helped ease a famine, and his work against heretics.

Born
    6th century in Gaul

Died
    560
    relics at Huy, Belgium

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation

Patronage
    against fever
    Huy, Liège, Belgium



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