Saints of the Day – James of Tarentaise, Bishop


Born in Syria; died at Tarentaise, France, c.429. Saint James was a disciples of Saint Honoratus at LĂ©rins and venerated at Chambery as an apostle of Savoy and the first bishop of Tarentaise (Benedictines). Saint James is generally portrayed as a bishop with a bear drawing a plough (Roeder).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 September 2021. Web. 2 December 2021. <>