Jun 05

Saint Boniface of Crediton

June 5th VIII century

Boniface (Masculino)
El que hace el bien, from Latín
Other saints
Other saints named Boniface
Secular name
en Crediton, in current United kingdom
June 5th 0754 in Dokkum, in current Netherlands
June 5th
Memory of Saint Boniface, Bishop and martyr, who was monk in England under the name of Wifrid for baptism, but arrived in Rome, the Pope [saint Gregory II] ordered him Bishop, changing it to Boniface and sending him to Germany to announce to those peoples the faith of Christ, where he managed to earn many people as Christians. He governed the see of Mainz and towards the end of his life, visiting the Friesians, in Dokkum was killed by Pagans, thus causing his martyrdom. Roman martyrology