Book of Saints – Emmeramus


EMMERAMUS (Saint) Bishop, Martyr (September 22) (7th century) A native of Poitiers in France, where he was raised to the Episcopate on account of his learning and holiness of life. In the year 648 he set out to preach Christianity in Germany, and fixed his See at Ratisbon in Bavaria, induced thereto by King Sigebert III. In 653, while on a pilgrimage to Rome, he was set upon at a place called Helffendorff by the emissaries of Lauthbert, a young noble of dissolute life, and put to death. The shrine of Saint Emmeramus is at Ratisbon.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Emmeramus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 November 2012. Web. 21 April 2019. <>