Book of Saints – Gerard of Toul

Saint Gerard of ToulArticle

(Saint) Bishop (April 23) (10th century) A native of Cologne who, in his youth, having seen his own mother struck dead by lightning, embraced a life of penance. Made Bishop of Toul (A.D. 963), he rebuilt his Cathedral and otherwise benefited his Diocese. A learned man himself, he gathered Greek and other scholars around him. He died A.D. 994, in the odour of sanctity, and was canonised by Pope Saint Leo IX, who had been one of his successors in the See of Toul.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Gerard of Toul”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 July 2013. Web. 19 September 2017. <>