St. Leger: Saint of the Day for Friday, October 02, 2020 (Fri, 02 Oct 2020)
Leger was raised at the court of King Clotaire II and by his uncle, Bishop Didon of Poitiers. Leger was made archdeacon by Didon, was ordained, and in about 651, became abbot of Maxentius Abbey,
where he introduced the Rule of St. Benedict. He served Queen Regent St. Bathildis and helped her govern when Clovis II died in 656, and was named bishop of Autun in 663. He reconciled the differing
factions that had torn the See apart, introduced reforms, fortified the town, and was known for his ...
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