Saint Theobald

detail of a statue of Saint Thibault by Juan de Juni; Church of Saint-Thibault, Joigny, Yonne, Burgundy, France; photographed in August 2008 by Christope.Finot; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Teobaldo
  • Theobaldus
  • Thibaud
  • Thibaut
  • Thibault



Born to the French nobility, the son of Count Arnold of Champagne. In his youth, he was led to great sanctity by reading the lives of the saints, especially about the hermits and cenobites in the desert of Thebaid. Pilgrim to several holy sites including Santiage de Compostella, Spain and Rome, Italy. Hermit at Sussy in the Trier. Leader of a group of hermits near Venice, Italy, so many that the local ordained him so he could minister the sacraments to them. Camaldolese monk. Miracle worker.





MLA Citation

  • “Saint Theobald“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 April 2021. Web. 29 November 2021. <>