Saint Deodatus of Nevers

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Deodatus of Nevers; 1900 by the Ott Brothers; nave of Saint Peter's Church, Alsace, Bas-Rhin, Bourg-Bruche, France; photographed on 28 September 2015 by Ralph Hammann; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Adeodate
  • Didier
  • Die
  • DieuDonne
  • Donato



Monk. Founder of Ebersheimmunster, near Strasbourg, France, served as its first abbot. Bishop of Nevers, France c.655. Attended the synod of Sens in 657. Founded Valde-Galilee-Jointures Abbey c.660. Late in life he retired to live as a prayerful hermit in the Vosges.



  • c.679 of natural causes


MLA Citation

  • “Saint Deodatus of Nevers“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 November 2015. Web. 1 December 2015. <>