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Feastday: September 2

Patron of Apt, France

Death: 420


Bishop and founder, possibly the brother of St. Leontius of Frejus. Born in Nimes, France, he married a wealthy widow from Marseilles and, with her consent, entered the religious life. He founded the Monanque Monastery in Provence. Castor became ab­bot and then the bishop of Apt. St. John Cassian wrote De Institutis Coenobiorum at Castor’s request.


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