St Arnulf

(c. 580—640)

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Bp. of Metz. He rose to high position in the court of Austrasia. About 614 he was consecrated Bp. of Metz and from 623 he played a large part in the government of the Ardennes. He later retired to a deserted place for prayer. Married before his consecration, he was an ancestor of the Carolingian kings of France. Feast day, 18 July or 16 Aug.

Subjects: Christianity.

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