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Feastday: November 27
Death: 640

A monk and bishop who was instrumental in encouraging other holy men in his era. Acharius served St. Eustace in a monastery in Luxeuil, France and soon gained a reputation for holiness and administrative abilities. As a result, he was appointed the bishop of Noyon-Tournai in 621. There he aided St. Amandus in his missionary labors and worked to have St. Omer named as bishop of Therouanne.


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