Friday, October 15, 2010

Saint Liborius

Saint Liborius

Memorial
23 July
confined to local calendars since 1969
Profile
Born to a noble family of Gaul. Priest. Bishop of Le Mans, France from 348. Friend of Saint Martin of Tours. Served his diocese for 45 years, building many churches. The translation of his relics from Le Mans to Paderborn led to a sister-city relation that has lasted for over 1,000 years.
Born
early 4th century Gaul
Died
396
relics at Amelia, Umbria and at Paderborn (translated in 836)
Canonized
Pre-Congregation
Patronage
against calculi
against colic
against fever
against gall stones
against gravel
against kidney stones
Paderborn Cathedral
Paderborn, Germany, archdiocese of
Paderborn, Germany, city of
Representation
bishop carrying small stones on a book
bishop with a peacock
peacock
pebbles

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