Saint Aimé

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Saint Amatus, also called St. Aimé, was a Benedictine monk.

Hagiography

After being the abbot of the Agaune monastery in Switzerland, he became bishop of the Sens (or Sion) diocese in the Valais. After being (falsely) accused, he went into exile, first to Peronne, and later to Breuil, where he died in 690.

His memorial day is September 13.


Other uses

Places, presumably named after the Saint
  • colonial name of Djidioua (Algeria) in French

See also

  • Saint Ame, a Benedictine abbot and hermit who is also called Saint Amatus and has the same memorial day.
  • Saint-Amé, a commune in the Vosges department in Lorraine in northeastern France.


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