Saint Fleuret of Estaing

reliquary bust of Saint Fleuret, date and artist unknown; chappel of Saint Fleuret, Estaing (Aveyron, France); photographed on 22 April 2015 by Finoskov; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Fleuret of Auvergne

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Bishop of Auvergne, France. Travelling home from a synod in Rome, Italy, Fleuret made a stopover at the village of Estaing (modern Aveyron), France, c.621, Fleuret spoke about Christianity and performed healing miracles on a blind man and a lame man. The locals were immediately interested in Christianty, Fleuret stayed, and brought the entire village to the faith over the course of a couple of weeks. Fleuret never left the village as he caught some illness during his two weeks there and died.

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  • “Saint Fleuret of Estaing“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 June 2018. Web. 18 September 2018. <>