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Feastday: May 13
Patron of Maastricht; invoked against foot troubles, lameness, rheumatism, rats, and mice
Death: 384

Bishop of Tongres (in the modern Low Countries), best known for having been the host of St. Athanasius during the latter’s exile from his see of Alexandria, Egypt. He was probably an Armenian. Servatus was active at the Council of Rimini in 359. He prophesied the Hun invasion of France in the mid-fifth century.


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