CHRODEGANG (Saint) Bishop (March 6) (8th century) A noble Frank, Councillor and Chancellor of Charles Martel, the famous champion of Christendom and victor of Poitiers. After the death of Charles, Saint Chrodegang became Bishop of Metz. He met and escorted Pope Stephen III when the latter visited France, and undertook for him a mission to the king of the Lombards. His zeal for Church discipline was remarkable and bore much fruit. The wise Rule he drew up for the government of the Canons Regular would of itself serve to perpetuate his memory. He died March 6, A.D. 766.