Amabilis of Riom
- Saint Amabilis redirects here. There is a female saint (also known as Saint Mable) with this name who died in 634 AD; she was the daughter of an Anglo-Saxon king and became a nun at Saint-Amand monastery, Rouen. Her feast day is July 11.
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
|Feast||November 1; October 18|
|Attributes||bishop listening to an angel playing music|
|Patronage||invoked against fire, snakes and snake bites; also invoked against demonic possession, mental illness, poison, wild beasts; Auvergne; Riom|
He served as a cantor in the church of Saint Mary at Clermont and as a precentor at the cathedral of Clermont and then as a parish priest in Riom. He acquired a reputation for holiness in his lifetime.
Riom grew up around the collegiate church of Saint Amable, which was the object of pilgrimages.
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