- Apostle of Switzerland
- Beatus of Beatenberg
- Beatus of Thun
Convert, baptized in England by Saint Barnabas the Apostle. Priest, ordained in Rome, Italy by Saint Peter the Apostle. Missionary to Switzerland. Lived in a cave above the Lake of Thun, which tradition says is where he fought a dragon (often used as a metaphor for chasing the devil out of a region by bringing in Christianty); it became known as Mount Beatenburg in his honor, and became a place of pilgrimage in later years. Confessor of the faith.
- after the Reformation his cultus was transferred to the chapel at Lungern, Obwalden
- “Saint Beatus of Lungern“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 May 2012. Web. 23 October 2016. <>