Saint Lomer of Corbion

detail of a statue of Saint Lomer, date and artist unknown; Church of Notre-Dame du Mont-Harou, Moutiers-au-Perche, France; photographed by GO69 on 10 July 2018; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Laumer
  • Laudomarus
  • Launomar
  • Launomaro



Born to a poor family, as a boy he worked as a shepherd near Chartres, France. Priest. Treasurer of the cathedral chapter of Chatres, France. Hermit near Chartres in the forest of Perche, France. His reputation for holiness spread, disciples gathers, and Lomer founded the monastery of Corbion to house them, and served as its first abbot. He lived to be over a hundred.


  • Neuville-la-Mare, Diocese of Chartres, France



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Lomer of Corbion“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 November 2020. Web. 13 June 2021. <>