Saint Flavitus

Saint Flavitus (or Flaive) was a priest and hermit of the early Middle Ages. He was born in the mid-6th century in Lombardy. In 568, he was brought to the Champagne region of France as a prisoner of war, where his master made him intendant of his castle.

Saint Flavitus
BornLombardy
Died(630-12-18)December 18, 630
Marcilly-le-Hayer
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church
FeastDecember 16

Upon being set free from him slavery, he was ordained priest by Saint Lupus at Sens, and retired to the solitude of Marcilly-le-Hayer, in the diocese of Troyes. He died on 18 December 630 and his relics are kept at the church of Sainte-Colombe in Sens. His feast is kept on 16 December.

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