St. Germanus of Paris

St. Germanus of Paris was born in Autun, France, in the year 496. He was a priest and abbot and became bishop of Paris in 555. He cured King Childebert I from an illness and then converted him. Once converted, King Childebert I built the abbey of St. Vincent, which is now called St. Germain des Pres. St. Germanus, also know as Father of the Poor, died in 576.

Catholic Review

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