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Saint Clotilde, Queen of France - June 3

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Saint Clotilde Also known as Chlodechildis Chrodechildis Clothilde Clotichilda Clotild Clotilda Croctild Crotildes Hlodihildi Hlotild Hroþihildi Rotilde Memorial 3 June Profile Born a princess, …More
Saint Clotilde
Also known as

Chlodechildis
Chrodechildis
Clothilde
Clotichilda
Clotild
Clotilda
Croctild
Crotildes
Hlodihildi
Hlotild
Hroþihildi
Rotilde
Memorial

3 June
Profile

Born a princess, the daughter of King Chilperic of Burgundy. Married young to King Clovis of the Salian Franks while he was still a pagan; she brought him to the faith. Queen. Mother of three sons. Led her husband to Christianity in 496. Widow. Following Clovis‘s death in 511, her sons fought for years over the kingdom. To escape the constant murder and intrigue, she retired to Tours, France where she spent her remaining 34 years caring for the poor and sick.

Born

475 at Lyons, France
Died

545 at Tours, France of natural causes
buried in the church of Saint Genevieve, Paris, France
Canonized

Pre-Congregation
Patronage

against death of children
adopted children
brides
disappointing children
exiles
parenthood
parents of large families
people in exile
queens
widows
Representation

with a battle in the background, in memory of the conversion of Clovis following the battle of Soissons
woman in a crown, holding a church
catholicsaints.info/saint-clotilde/