New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Paulinus of York


Confessor, Archbishop of York (625-33); died Rochester, England, 644. A Roman monk, he was sent by Saint Gregory with Saint Mellitus to assist Saint Augustine in Britain, 601. He was consecrated bishop by Saint Justus, and accompanied Ethelburga to the court of the pagan king Edwin, whom he converted. He established the See of York, and was made archbishop there. His relics were preserved in the church of Saint Andrew. Feast, 10 October.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Paulinus of York”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 August 2013. Web. 3 March 2021. <>