Book of Saints – Deusdedit – 9 October


DEUSDEDIT (Saint) Abbot, Martyr (October 9) (9th century) The fifteenth Abbot of the great monastery of Monte Cassino, conspicuous for learning and holiness of life. He was especially liberal as an almsgiver. While on a journey he was seized and held to ransom by a robber baron, but so maltreated that he died in his prison (A.D. 834). Many miracles were wrought at his tomb.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Deusdedit”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 October 2012. Web. 23 January 2022. <>