Saint Placid of Dissentis

detail of an Italian holy card of Saint Placid of Disentis, date and aritst unknown; swiped off Santi e Beati; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Placido



Wealthy seventh century Swiss land owner. Friend of Saint Sigisbert of Dissentis. Donated the land on which Dissentis Abbey was founded in Switzerland. He then joined it as a monk and later was martyred defending it.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Placid of Dissentis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 July 2015. Web. 1 December 2015. <>