Sigfrid of Sweden

Sigfrid of Sweden

Infobox Saint
name=Saint Sigfrid
birth_date=Unknown
death_date=1045
feast_day=February 15
venerated_in=


imagesize=200px
caption=
birth_place=Glastonbury
death_place=Växjö
titles=Apostle of Sweden
beatified_date=
beatified_place=
beatified_by=
canonized_date=
canonized_place=
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)
patronage=Sweden
major_shrine=
suppressed_date=
issues=
prayer=Gud den mat vi få
prayer_attrib=

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

* [http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/saints13.htm Sigfrid at Patron Saints Index]
* [http://www.saintpatrickdc.org/ss/0215.htm#sigf 15 February saints] at St. Patrick's Church
* [http://www.arimathea.co.uk/siegfrid.htm Orthodox church article]


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