Catholic Encyclopedia – Saint Genesius, Count of Clermont


Died 725. Feast, 5 June. According to the lessons of the Breviary of the Chapter of Camaleria, he was of noble birth; his father’s name is given as Audastrius, and his mother’s is Tranquilla. Even in his youth he is said to have wrought miracles – to have given sight to the blind and cured the lame. He built and richly endowed several churches and religious houses. He was a friend of Saint Bonitus, Bishop of Clermont, and of Saint Meneleus, Abbot of Menat. He was buried at Combronde by Saint Savinian, successor of Meneleus.

MLA Citation

  • Francis Mershman. “Saint Genesius, Count of Clermont”. Catholic Encyclopedia, 1913. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 May 2013. Web. 13 May 2021. <>