- Apostle of Hungary
- Gerard of Hungary
Benedictine monk. Abbot at San Giorgio Maggiore abbey, Venice, Italy. He passed through Hungary while on a pilgrimage to Palestine. There he met with King Saint Stephen who persuaded him to stay and minister to the Magyars. Tutor of Prince Saint Emeric. First bishop of Csanad, Hungary in 1035. Martyred during the pagan backlash that followed the death of Saint Stephen.
- stabbed to death with a lance on 24 September 1046 at Buda, Hungary
- body thrown into the Danube River
- surviving relics enshrined in the Basilica of San Donato in Murano, Venice, Italy
- “Saint Gerard Sagredo“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2008. Web. 27 April 2015. <>