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Feastday: May 10

Patron Invoked for protection from plagues, droughts and storms

Birth: ~400

Death: ~480

The monk Catald taught at Ireland's monastic school of Lismore. But aspiring to a life of greater solitude, he resigned from his teaching office and embarked upon a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. His return journey from the Holy Land brought him to the Italian city of Taranto, where the populace pressed him to become their bishop. Following his episcopal consecration, Catald proved to be an exceptional prelate. Miracles attributed to his intercession attested to his holiness.

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