Saint Abundius of Como

detail of a effigy bas-relief of Saint Abbondio of Como, date and artist unknown; church of San Siro, Lomazzo, Italy; photographed on 18 October 2002 by Alberto Monti; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Abbondio
  • Abondius
  • Abundias
  • Abundus

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Priest. Bishop of Como, Italy. Noted theologian. Attended the Council of Constantinople in 450. Diplomat from Pope Leo the Great to Emperor Theodosius II. Papal legate to the Council of Chalcedon in 451. Attended the Council of Milan in 452. Fought Eutychianism, which denied Jesus’ human nature, and Nestorianism. Sometimes credited with the authorship of the Te Deum.

Born

Died

  • 469 of natural causes

Canonized

Patronage

Represetation

  • raising a rich pagan‘s son to life
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Abundius of Como“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 September 2021. Web. 17 October 2021. <>