Lidanus

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Saint Lidanus
Born 1026
Antinum, Italy
Died 1118
Monte Cassino, Italy
Honored in
Roman Catholic Church
Canonized Pre-Congregation
Feast 2 July
Patronage Sezze, Italy

Lidanus was a Benedictine abbot credited with draining the Pontine Marshes, Italy, and for founding[1] Sezze Abbey in the Papal States. He died at Monte Cassino, in 1118 of natural causes.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "St. Lidanus". Catholic.org. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  2. ^ Saint Lidanus Patron Saint Index