Book of Saints – Honoratus of Amiens

detail of a statue of Saint Honorius of Amiens; by Eugène Aizelin, 1873; church of Saint-Roch, Paris, France; photographed on 1 March 2008 by Marie-Lan Nguyen; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(Honore) (May 16) (Saint) Bishop (7th century) All the information regarding this Saint Honoratus which has come down to our times is that he was born at Ponthieu, where also he died, that he was Bishop of Amiens some time in the seventh century, and that his people honoured him as a Saint from the time of his decease. It is from him that a well-known church (Saint Honore) and thoroughfare in Paris, take their name.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Honoratus of Amiens”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 August 2017. Web. 29 September 2020. <>