Saints of the Day – Emilian of Saujon


(also known as Aemilio) Born in Vannes, France; died 767. Emilian, monk of Saujon near Saintes, France, died as a hermit in the forest of Combes, Bordeaux. Soon became famous as a monk by giving his name to a well-known wine (Benedictines, Encyclopedia).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 August 2021. Web. 19 January 2022. <>