Saints of the Day – Convoyon of Redon

detail of a statue of Blessed Convoyon; by Seenu Shanmugam, date unknown; Carnoët. Vallée des Saints, Brittany, France; photographed on 26 July 2020 by Ggal; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(also known as Conwoion)

Died 868; cultus confirmed with the title of saint in 1866. A Breton by birth, Convoyon became successively deacon of Vannes, recluse, monk at Glanfeuil, and finally, in 831, abbot-founder of the great Benedictine abbey of Saint Savior near Redon, Brittany. He was driven from his abbey by the Norsemen and died in exile (Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 December 2020. Web. 16 January 2021. <>