St. Nicholas von Flue

St. Nicholas von Flue was born in Switzerland in 1417. He was a married father of ten before becoming a hermit in 1467 with his family’s approval. It is said he lived on the Eucharist alone. St. Nicholas von Flue settled a dispute that threatened to cause a civil war in Switzerland in 1481, and he died six years later in 1487. St. Nicholas von Flue is patron saint of Switzerland and separated spouses.

Catholic Review

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.