Lidanus

Lidanus was a Benedictine abbot credited with draining the Pontine Marshes, Italy, and for founding[1] Sezze Abbey in the Papal States. He died at Monte Cassino, in 1118 of natural causes.[2]

Saint Lidanus
Born1026
Antinum, Italy
Died1118 (aged 91–92)
Monte Cassino, Italy
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church
CanonizedPre-Congregation
Feast2 July
PatronageSezze, Italy

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "St. Lidanus". Catholic.org. Retrieved 6 July 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Saint Lidanus Archived 2010-07-07 at the Wayback Machine Patron Saint Index