Book of Saints – Hospitius

Pictorial Lives of the Saints illustration of Saint Hospitius of Cap Saint HospiceArticle

(Saint) (May 21) (6th century) A hermit of Villafranca in the neighbourhood of Nice. When the Lombards plundered the country they found him in a lonely tower chained up as a criminal, and were about to despatch him, but a miracle occurred preventing them from carrying out their purpose. He was remarkable for his gift of prophecy and wrought many miracles. He died about A.D. 580. October 15 is the day of his death, but his memory is chiefly honoured 138 on May 21, the anniversary of the Translation of his relics to the monastery of Lerins.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Hospitius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 May 2016. Web. 10 May 2021. <>