Valentine of Passau

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Valentine of Passau
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Valentine of Passau
Died7 January 475
Venerated inCatholic Church
FeastJanuary 7
Attributesbishop preaching to pagans
Patronageconvulsions, cramps, epilepsy[1]

Valentine of Passau (died 7 January 475) was a monk and abbot. He was a missionary to Rhaetia, Switzerland. Later in life he withdrew to live as a hermit near Mais, Austria.[2]


  1. ^ Baring-Gould, Sabine (1898). "The Lives of the Saints". The Lives of the Saints.[not in citation given]
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