Saint Martin of Braga

detail of an illustration of Saint Martin of Braga presenting a Bible, representing orthodox Christian teaching, to the pagan Galacian king Suevi; swiped off the Wikipedia web siteAlso known as

  • Bracara
  • Martin of Dumio



Monk in Palestine. In 550 he introduces communal monasticism into Galatia in Spain. Abbot at the Dumio Monastry in Dume, Portugal and missionary to the Arians and pagans of the area by May 561. Bishop of Mondoñedo, Spain. Archbishop of Braga, Portugal by 572. Writer who left text of his homilies and sermons, and moral, liturgical, and ascetical treatises.




MLA Citation

  • “Saint Martin of Braga“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 January 2019. Web. 5 August 2020. <>