Book of Saints – Bavo


(Saint) Confessor (October 1) (7th century) A nobleman of the district of Liege, who led an irregular life, but on the death of his wife became a devout penitent. Retiring to a cell in a forest, he gave himself up to prayer and died there (A.D. 654). He is the Patron Saint of Ghent and of Haerlem.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Bavo”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 August 2012. Web. 23 October 2020. <>