Saint Placid of Dissentis

detail of an Italian holy card of Saint Placid of Disentis, date and aritst unknown; swiped off Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Placido



Wealthy seventh century Swiss land owner. Friend of Saint Sigisbert of Dissentis. Donated the land on which Dissentis Abbey was founded in Switzerland. He then joined it as a monk and later was martyred defending it.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Placid of Dissentis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 August 2017. Web. 28 July 2021. <>