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Feastday: May 10
Patron of Taranto, Invoked for protection from plagues, droughts and storms
Death: 5th century

Bishop of Taranto, in southern Italy, an Irish churchman. He was born in Munster, Ireland, and became a student and then headmaster of Lismore, the monastic school in his home region. On his return from a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, he was elected to the see of Taranto. He is patron of Taranto.


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