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

Memorial

Profile

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.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Placid of Dissentis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 July 2015. Web. 28 August 2015. <>