Saint Gilduin of Dol

reliquary of Saint Gilduin; artist unknown, date unknown; Church of Saint-Pierre de Chartres, France; photographed on 14 May 2011 by Johann 'nojhan' Dréo; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageMemorial


Devout young canon at Dol, Brittany (in modern France). Elected bishop of Dol, he felt unworthy of the post, and travelled to Rome, Italy to plead his case to Pope Gregory VII, who released him from the charge. Gilduin died on the road home from Rome. Miracles reported at his tomb.



  • 1077 of natural causes
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gilduin of Dol“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 July 2010. Web. 28 May 2016. <>