Saint Gerald of Braga

photograph of a statue of  Saint Geraldo in Saint Geraldo Chapel, Braga, Cathedral, Portugal; take on 5 December 2008 by Joseolgon; swiped off the Wikipedia web siteAlso known as

  • Gérald de Moissac



Born to the French nobility. Benedictine monk at Moissac, France. Taught grammer and music. Worked with the archbishop in Toledo, Spain, and served as cathedral choir director. Reforming bishop of Braga, Portugal in 1100. Stopped ecclesiastical investiture by laymen in his diocese.


  • at Cahors, Gascony (in modern France)



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gerald of Braga“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 November 2009. Web. 9 October 2015. <>