Saint Martin of Leon

Also known as

  • Martin of the Holy Cross

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Educated in the monastery of Saint Marcellus at Leon, Spain. Pilgrim to Rome, Italy, and to Constantinople. Augustinian canon regular at Saint Marcellus abbey. Priest. When his monastery was secularized, he entered the collegiate church of Saint Isidore at Leon. Wrote commentaries on the Epistles and Revelations, and discourses on varied subjects. Known during his lifetime for his holiness and ascetical writings.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Martin of Leon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 January 2017. Web. 25 May 2017. <>