Book of Saints – Amator – 20 August


AMATOR (AMADOUR) (Saint) Confessor (August 20) (1st century) Supposed to have been the first Christian to live the hermit’s life in Gaul. His cell was at Quercy, near Cahors, and is still a much frequented place of pilgrimage. His body, in the year 1126, was found to be incorrupt and flexible as when first laid in the tomb.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Amator”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. May 2012. Web. 21 September 2020. <>