Saint Gennadius of Astorga

Also known as

  • Genistus

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Benedictine monk at Argeo, Spain. Abbot of San Pedro de Montes, which he restored. Helped spread the Benedictine Rule through northwest Spain. Bishop of Astorga, Spain for 35 years. Resigned his see c.931, and retired to live his remaining years as a monk and hermit at San Pedro.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gennadius of Astorga“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 May 2015. Web. 28 August 2015. <>