Book of Saints – Honoratus of Vercelli


(Saint) Bishop (October 28) (5th century) Born at Vercelli (about A.D. 330) and educated by the Bishop Saint Eusebius, he embraced the monastic state. Later, he shared the exile of his master to Scythopolis (A.D. 355), and also probably attended him in his wanderings through Cappadocia, Egypt and Illyricum. At the death of Limanius, Saint Eusebius’s immediate successor, Honoratus was elected Bishop at the recommendation of Saint Ambrose (A.D. 396). In the following year Saint Honoratus was called upon to administer the Holy Viaticum to the great Archbishop of Milan. He himself died A.D. 415.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Honoratus of Vercelli”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 September 2013. Web. 19 January 2019. <>