St. Heiric d’Auxerre


Continuing the series on monastic saints, compiled by Jason John Edwards, Obl.S.B.

Copied from Wikipedia:

Heiric of Auxerre (841–876) was a French Benedictine theologian and writer.

He was an oblate of the monastery of St. Germanus of Auxerre from a young age. He studied with Servatus Lupus and Haymo of Auxerre. His own students included Remigius of Auxerre and Hucbald.

His Miracula sancti Germani was a verse life of St. Germanus. Other works include his Collectaeum, a homiliary, and glosses on the Categoriae decem.

[Photo is of the Abbey of Saint-Germain d’Auxerre]

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