Saint Portianus of Miranda

Saint Portianus the Abbot approaching King Thierry in his camp to speak for the people and prisonersMemorial


Slave. He ran from his masters, and sought refuge in Miaranda monastery, Auvergne, France. He became a monk there, and later abbot. At one point he demanded that the Merovingian king, Thierry of Austrasia, release his Auvergnate prisoners; Portianus was so influential, the king agreed.


  • 533 of natural causes



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Portianus of Miranda“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 August 2013. Web. 9 October 2015. <>