St. Raymond of Toulouse

CHANTER AND CANON

Feast: July 8
 

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Feast Day: July 8
Born: Toulouse, France
Died: 3 July 1118

 

A chanter and canon renowned for generosity. A native of Toulouse, France, he was known originally as Raymond Gayrard. After the death of his wife, he became a canon of St. Sernin, Toulouse, helping to rebuild the church that became a popular place for pilgrims. After his death on July 3, many miracles were reported at his tomb.

(Taken from Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints)


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