Saints of the Day – Gaudentius of Gnesen

statue of Saint Gaudentius of Gniezno, artist unknown, Libice nad Cidlinou, Czech RepublicArticle

Died c.1004. Younger brother of Saint Adalbert of Prague and his fellow monk at the Benedictine abbey of Sant’Alessio, on the Aventine, Rome, and again his companion on his mission to Prussia. He escaped the massacre in which his brother was martyred and in 1000 was appointed first archbishop of Gnesen by Otto III (Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 December 2020. Web. 18 January 2021. <>