Sigfrid of Sweden

Sigfrid of Sweden

Infobox Saint
name=Saint Sigfrid
feast_day=February 15

titles=Apostle of Sweden
canonized_by=Pope Adrian IV
attributes=travelling in a ship with two fellow bishops; baptizing King Olaf of Sweden; bishop menaced by devils; bishop carrying three severed heads; bishop carrying three loaves of bread (misrepresentation of the heads)
prayer=Gud den mat vi få

Saint Sigfrid (Sigfried, Siegfrid, Siegfried, Sigfridus, Sigurd) (Glastonbury, England, ? – Växjö, 1045) was a Benedictine evangelist in Sweden; he converted king Olof Skötkonung in 1008. His feast day is 15 February.

External links

* [ Sigfrid at Patron Saints Index]
* [ 15 February saints] at St. Patrick's Church
* [ Orthodox church article]

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