Book of Saints – Majolus


(Saint) Abbot (May 11) (10th century) A French Saint born about A.D. 906. He studied at Lyons under the famous Abbot Antony, and on the completion of his course was made Archdeacon; but, when chosen to fill the vacant See of Besancon, he fled to Cluny and embraced the monastic life under the Abbot Aimard, of whom he became Coadjutor. His learning, piety and merit gained him the confidence of the Emperor Otto and other princes, and he was chosen to reform the discipline of many religious communities. During one of his journeys to Paris he fell ill at Sauvigny, and died in the arms of his brethren, May 11, A.D. 994. His tomb became a famous resort of pilgrims.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Majolus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 November 2014. Web. 29 July 2021. <>