Saint Corentius of Quimper

detail of a stained class window of Saint Corentius of Quimper; date unknown, artist unknown; Saint Corentin Cathedral, Quimper, Brittany, France; photographed on 27 July 2013 by Thesupermat; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso 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. 14 October 2012. Web. 3 September 2015. <>