Saint Maxentius of Poitou

Also known as

  • Masenzio
  • Massenzio
  • Maixent

Memorial

Profile

Spiritual student of Saint Severus of Poitiers. Monk at a monastery in Poitou, France, a place now Saint-Maixent in his honour; he eventually served as abbot. He was highly esteemed by the local laity whom he sheltered during invasions. Known as a miracle worker.

Born

Died

  • 518 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Maxentius of Poitou“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 June 2015. Web. 2 August 2015. <>