Maurontius of Douai

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Maurontius of Douai
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Also written as Maurontus, Mauruntius, Maurantius, Mauront, Mauron, and Maurant.
Born634
DiedMay 5, 701
FeastMay 5

Maurontius of Douai[1] (634 – May 5, 701) was a nobleman and Benedictine abbot. His parents were Rictrude and Adalbard.[2] He is a Catholic saint, with a feast day on May 5, especially venerated in Douai, France.[3][4][5] His sisters Clotsinda, Adalsinda and Eusebia are also saints.

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  1. ^ Also written as Maurontus, Mauruntius, Maurantius, Mauront, Mauron, and Maurant.
  2. ^ David Hugh Farmer, Butler's Lives of the Saints (May) (1996), p. 30.
  3. ^ "Saint of the Day - May 5". St. Patrick Catholic Church. Retrieved November 11, 2018.
  4. ^ Litany from Douai 14th century Archived 2015-03-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Den hellige Maurontus av Douai (634-~701)". Katolsk (in Norwegian). Retrieved November 11, 2018.