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Feastday: November 9

Patron of Verdun, France

Death: 525


Bishop of Verdun, France, from about 500, also listed as Vanne or Vaune. The Benedictine abbey of Lorraine which served as the chief community of the Congregation of St. Vannes was dedicated to him. Vitonus eradicated paganism in the area and started a college for clergy, probably the foundation for St. Vanne's.


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