Book of Saints – Gerard of Hungary

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(Saint) Bishop, Martyr (September 24) (11th century) A Benedictine monk of Venice, invited to Hungary by Saint Stephen, First Christian King of that country. Saint Gerard became one of its Apostles. Made Bishop of Chunad, he converted two-thirds of the population to Christianity. In the disorders which followed on the death of Saint Stephen, he was set upon by the Pagans and cruelly done to death (A.D. 1046). His relics were afterwards translated to Venice, where they are now honoured.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Gerard of Hungary”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 May 2016. Web. 19 September 2017. <>