Gerald of Braga

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Saint Gerald of Braga
Bishop of Braga
Born Cahors, Gascony
Died 5 December 1109
Bornos, Portugal
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Feast 5 December

Gerald of Braga, born in Cahors, Gascony, was a Benedictine monk at Moissac, France. He later worked with the archbishop in Toledo, Spain, and served as cathedral choir director. He later became the reforming Bishop of Braga, Portugal in 1100[1] and stopped ecclesiastical investiture by laymen in his diocese.


  1. ^ Saint Gerald of Braga Patron Saint Index