Beatus of Lungern

Also known as
Apostle of Switzerland
Memorial
9 May
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Convert, baptized in England by Saint Barnabas. Priest, ordained in Rome by Saint Peter the Apostle. Missionary to Switzerland. Lived in a cave above the Lake of Thun, which tradition says is where he fought a dragon, and which became a place of pilgrimage in later years. Confessor of the faith.
Died
c.112 on Mount Beatenburg, Lake of Thun, Switzerland of natural causes; after the Reformation his cultus was transferred to the chapel at Lungern, Obwalden
Canonized
Pre-Congregation
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