Saint Totnan

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Saint Totnan
Kilian kolonat totnan.jpg
Kilian, Colman and Totnan, sculpture by Riemenschneider in Neumünster-Kirche, Würzburg
Irish Franconian Apostle
Born 7th century
Ireland
Died 689
Würzburg
Venerated in Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy
Patronage Bishopric of Würzburg

Saint Totnan (7th Century – c. 689 AD) an Irish Franconian apostle. He was born in Ireland and was martyred along with Saint Colman and Saint Kilian in Würzburg around 689. His feast day is July 8.

After Saint Totnan died, he was named patron saint of the Bishopric of Würzburg.[1]

Saint Totnan's Statue was located in Alte Mainbruecke.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melton, J. Gordon (15 January 2014). Faiths Across Time: 5,000 Years of Religious History. ABC-CLIO. p. 552. ISBN 978-1-61069-026-3. 

Further Reading[edit]

    • Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
    • Lives of the Saints, by Father Alban Butler
    • Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints

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