Saint Corentius of Quimper

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Corentius in the cathedral of Saint-Corentin de Quimper, France; date and artist unknown; photographed on 23 July 2015 by Thesupermat; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Corentin
  • Corentinus
  • Cury



Son of a British chieftain. Hermit at Plomodiern in Brittany. First bishop of Cornouaille, (modern Quimper), France, consecrated by Saint Martin. Signed the decrees of the Council of Angers in 453.


  • c.490 of natural causes


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Corentius of Quimper“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 September 2015. Web. 5 October 2015. <>