- Father of the Poor
Priest, ordained by Saint Agrippinus of Autun. Abbot. Bishop of Paris, France in 555. Taught and ordained Saint Bertrand of Le Mans. Spiritual teacher of Saint Droctoveus. Cured King Childebert I from an unnamed illness, and converted him from a misspent life. The king then built him the abbey of Saint Vincent, now known as Saint-Germain-des-Pres.
- 28 May 576 in Paris, France of natural causes
- interred in a decorated tomb in the chapel of Saint Symphorien next to the abbey church c.635
- relics re-shrined to the church in 754 by order of King Pepin the Short
- “Saint Germanus of Paris“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 May 2016. Web. 19 February 2017. <>