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Saint Vitonus
Died 525
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Canonized Pre-Congregation
Feast November 9
Patronage Verdun, France

Saint Vitonus (d. 525), also called Vanne or Vaune, became a monk as a young man and was made Bishop of Verdun, c.500. Vitonus converted all the pagan residents in the area, and was known for performing miracles. [1]

Vitonus also founded a college for priests and the Benedictine abbey of Lorraine which served as the community of the Congregation of St. Vanne was later dedicated to him.[2]

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