Book of Saints – Placidus and Sigisbert

detail of an Italian holy card of Saint Placid of Disentis, date and aritst unknown; swiped off Santi e BeatiArticle

(Saints) (July 10) (6th century) Sigisbert, an Irish Saint, a follower of Saint Columbanus, settling in the Swiss Canton of the Grisons, with the help of Placidus, lord of the district, founded, at the end of the sixth century, the famous Abbey of Dissentis. Saint Placidus was put to death by evil-doers, described as enemies of religion, about A.D. 600, and was buried in the same grave with Saint Sigisbert, who did not long survive him.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Placidus and Sigisbert”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 July 2016. Web. 19 February 2019. <>