Book of Saints – Virgilius

statue of Saint Virgilius of Salzburg, Salzburg Cathedral, Salzburg, Austria; photographed by Karin Rager, 6 June 2005; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(Vergilius) (Saint) Bishop (November 27) (8th century) An Irish Saint of noble birth who took a prominent part in the Apostolate of Germany. He was aided in his holy work by King Pepin and by the latter’s famous son, the Emperor Charlemagne. Consecrated Bishop of Salzburg, Saint Virgil earned for himself the title of “Father of his people.” He died November 27, A.D. 784.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Virgilius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 November 2016. Web. 22 January 2019. <>