New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Astericus Anastasius


(Astrik-Anastaz) (Slavic, Radla) Apostle of the Magyars (c.955-c.1036) First Archbishop of Gran, Hungary, born Bohemia. He entered the Benedictine Order and became co-operator with Saint Stephen in establishing the Catholic religion in Hungary, being sent by the latter to beg papal approval for the organization of the Church there and to ask for he crown of that kingdom. In 1000 he crowned Stephen first King of Hungary. Feast, Hungary, 12 November.

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  • “Saint Astericus Anastasius”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 July 2012. Web. 23 February 2019. <>