Saint Gaudentius of Gniezno

statue of Saint Gaudentius of Gniezno, artist unknown, Libice nad Cidlinou, Czech RepublicAlso known as

  • Gaudenty
  • Radim
  • Radzim Slavnik
  • Radim Gaudentius



Born into the Bohemia nobility; younger brother of Saint Adalbert of Prague. Following the massacre of his family by a political rival, Radzim became a monk at the Benedictine abbey of Saint Alessio, Aventine, Rome, Italy. Missionary to Prussia with Adalbert, he escaped the anti-Christian massacre in which Adalbert died. Archbishop of Gniezno in 1000, appointed by Otto III; he led his flock through end-of-the-world rumours that accompanied the new millenium.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gaudentius of Gniezno“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 December 2020. Web. 30 July 2021. <>