Saint Germanus of Granfield

illustration of Saint Germanus, Abbot and Martyr, from the book 'Saints of the Order of Saint Benedict', designed by Father Amandus LiebhaberAlso known as

  • German



Born to a wealthy senatorial family; educated by Saint Modoald of Trier. Spiritual student of Saint Arnulf of Metz. Monk of Münster-Granfel Abbey. Monk of Remiremont Abbey. Monk of Luxeuil Abbey. Spiritual student of Saint Waldebert. Priest. Abbot of Granfield Abbey, Val Moutier, Switzerland where he worked with Saint Randoald. Martyred for interceding with local authorities on behalf of the poor.




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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Germanus of Granfield“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 November 2020. Web. 28 November 2021. <>