Book of Saints – Evroul


EVROUL (EBRULPHUS) (Saint) Abbot. (December 29) (6th century) Born at Bayeux (Northern France) (A.D. 517), he had a brilliant career at the Court of King Childebert I; but moved by a Divine impulse obtained leave of the following monarch, Clotaire I, to retire to a monastery (his wife at the same time taking the veil in a convent). He lived henceforth a life of prayer and of work for the good of his neighbour; and himself founded many religious houses. He passed away A.D. 596.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Evroul”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 January 2013. Web. 31 July 2021. <>