Book of Saints – Germanus of Capua


(Saint) Bishop (October 30) (6th century) The Legate to Constantinople (A.D. 519) of Pope Saint Hormisdas, charged to deal with one of the Schisms, the outcome of the Eutychian heresy. A man of saintly life, he governed for more than twenty years the important See of Capua and died Oct. 30, A.D. 540 about, Saint Benedict at Monte Cassino, being at the instant it occurred favoured by a vision of the glorious passing of the Saint to a better world.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Germanus of Capua”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 July 2013. Web. 7 December 2021. <>