Saint Hardoin of Brittany

detail of a painting depicting Saint Houardon sailing in a stone trough, by Yan 'Dargent, date unknown; Saint-Houardon Church, Landerneau, France; photographed on 21 September 2014 by Ggal; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Hardoin of St-Paul-de-Leon
  • Hardouin…
  • Harduinus…
  • Hoardon…
  • Hoardonus…
  • Hoarzon…
  • Hoarzonus…
  • Hoiarn-don…
  • Hoierdonus…
  • Holeardonus…
  • Hordeonius…
  • Houardon…
  • Huardo…
  • Ouardon…
  • Wardon…

Memorial

Profile

Immigrant from the British Isles to Brittany (in modern France); legend says he was brought there in a stone boat propelled by angels. Hermit in the area of Landerneau. Priest. Bishop of Saint Pol-de-Léon, Finistère, France. Friend of Saint Herve.

Born

  • British Isles

Died

Canonized

Patronage

Representation

  • in a stone boat that is being pushed across the water by angels
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Hardoin of Brittany“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 June 2018. Web. 25 September 2018. <>