St. Placid

St. Placid Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 01/15


Also known as

    * Placidus

Memorial

    * 15 January

Profile

    Son of a patrician senator named Tertulus. Disciple and spiritual student of Saint Benedict of Nursia. Friend of Saint Maurus, who saved him from drowning. Accompanied Benedict to Monte Cassino, which was given to Benedict by Tertulus. Known through the second Dialogue of Saint Gregory the Great. Many legends grew up around Placid.

Canonized

    * Pre-Congregation

Representation

    * being saved from drowning by Saint Maurus
 



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