Saint Hermogius of Tuy



Uncle of Saint Pelagius of Cordova. Benedictine monk. Bishop of Tuy, Spain. Founded the abbey at Lubrugia, Spanish Galatia in 915. Captured by Moors and imprisoned in Cordoba, Spain with Pelagius for his faith. He was later freed, but Pelagius retained as a hostage for his behavior. Placed in a position where he could not actively promote the faith, he resigned his bishopric, and retired to live as a monk at Ribas del Sil.



  • c.942 of natural causes
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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Hermogius of Tuy“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 June 2015. Web. 7 December 2021. <>