Saint Judicaël

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Judicaël, date and artist unknown; Chapel of Saint Joseph, Saint-Meen-le-Grand, France; photographed on 6 May 2016 by GO69; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Gaël
  • Gaëlle
  • Gicquel
  • Giguel
  • Giquel
  • Iudicael
  • Iudicallus
  • Jekel
  • Jezek
  • Jezekael
  • Jezekel
  • Jikael
  • Jikel
  • Jude
  • Judhael
  • Judhaël
  • Judhel
  • Judiakel
  • Judicaël
  • Juhel
  • Juzel
  • Jézéquel



Son of the king of Domnonia, Brittany (in modern France). Brother of Saint Joducus. Well-loved king of Domnonia. Abdicated to become a monk, living his last 20 years in a monastery of Gael in Vannes, France.





  • man with a crown at his feet and a broom in his hand to show that he gave up the royal life for a humble one
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Judicaël“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 November 2020. Web. 18 June 2021. <>