Deodatus of Nevers
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|Saint Deodatus of Nevers|
The Glorification of Deodatus
|Venerated in||Eastern Orthodox Church
Roman Catholic Church
|Canonized||1049 by Pope Leo IX|
|Attributes||depicted with hand stretching to thunder clouds or exorcising a woman|
|Patronage||invoked for rain, and against thunderstorm, evil spirits, and plague|
Deodatus (Dié, Didier, Dieudonné, Déodat, Adéodat) of Nevers (d. June 19, ca. 679 AD) was a bishop of Nevers from 655. Deodatus lived with Arbogast in the monastery of Ebersheim, established by Childeric II near Sélestat in the forest of Haguenau.
Deodatus' establishment of the monastery Juncturae (Jointures) in the present town of Saint-Dié followed his appointment as the bishop of Nevers. He placed Jointures under the Rule of Saint Columban (later changed to that of Saint Benedict).
- Deodatus of Nevers
- (in German) "Deodatus of Nevers". Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon (BBKL) (in German).
- (in German) Deodatus (Dieudonné, Dié) von St. Dié
- (in Norwegian) Den hellige Deodatus av Nevers