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Saint Valery

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  • Description / Title of the Saint : Abbot

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  • Memorial Day / Feast Day of Saint Valery: December 12
  • Description / Title of the Saint : Abbot
  • Date of Death: Saint Valery died 12th December, 622

The Story and History of Saint Valery

The story and history of Saint Valery. This Saint was born at Auvergne, in the sixth century, O and in his childhood kept his father's sheep. He was yet young when he took the monastic habit in the neighboring monastery of St. Antony.

Seeking the most perfect means of advancing in the paths of all virtues, he passed from this house to the more austere monastery of St. Germanus of Auxerre, and finally to that of Luxeuil, where he spent many years. He travelled into Neustria, where he converted many infidels, and assembled certain fervent disciples, and laid the foundation of a monastery. Saint Valery went to receive the recompense of his happy perseverance on the 12th of December in 622.

Feast Day of Saint Valery
The Feast Day of Saint Valery is December 12. The origin of Feast Days: most saints have specially designated feast days and are associated with a specific day of the year and these are referred to as the saint's feast day. The feast days first arose from the very early Christian custom of the annual commemoration of martyrs on the dates of their deaths at the same time celebrating their birth into heaven.

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