Saints of the Day – Blessed Frederick of Saint-Vanne, Monk

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(also known as Frederick of Arras

Died 1020. Son of Geoffrey le Barbu, count of Verdun, Frederick handed over his patrimony to the bishop of Verdun in 997. Then he set out for Palestine. On his return he was admitted to the Benedictine abbey of Saint Vanne. His friend, Blessed Richard, abbot of Saint Vanne, was transferred to the abbey of Saint Vedast at Arras, and Frederick followed him as prior (Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 December 2020. Web. 24 January 2021. <>