Saint Privatus of Mende

illustration of Saint Privatus of Mende from the Croy book of Hours, 15th century by Simon Liboron; Bibliothèque de l'Assemblée Nationale, Paris; swiped from Christian IconographyAlso known as

  • Privado
  • Privato



Bishop of Mende, France. Captured by invading barbarians, but was offered his freedom if he would reveal where his flock was hiding or sacrifice to idols; he declined both offers. Martyr.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Privatus of Mende“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 January 2018. Web. 22 March 2018. <>