St Amandus

(d. c. 675)

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(d. c.675),

Apostle of Flanders. In 628, having been consecrated bishop without a fixed see, he began active missionary work in Flanders and Carinthia. He founded three monasteries, two at Ghent and one at Elnon, which was afterwards known as St-Amand. Feast day, 6 Feb.

Subjects: Christianity.

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