Book of Saints – Zenobius – 25 May

detail from 'Saint Zenobius Performs a Miracle' by Veneziano Domenico, c.1445, tempera on wood, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(Saint) Bishop (May 25) (5th century) A famous Bishop of Florence, friend of Saint Ambrose of Milan, and much esteemed by Pope Saint Damasus. This Pope employed Saint Zenobius as his Legate to Con- 274 stantinople, in connection with the Arian troubles. The holy Bishop had great renown in his day as a preacher. He passed away A.D. 407, being then over ninety years of age.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Zenobius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 June 2017. Web. 14 December 2018. <>