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Saint Rumold (d. 775)

Saint Rumold (d. 775)

Patron saint of Mechelen, Belgium.

Feast day: June 24

Saint Rumold was a monk in Ireland who was later appointed a bishop of Rome. He was martyred by two men whom he had criticized for their unrepentant sinful ways. Some remember Rumold as a bishop of Dublin and the son of a Scottish king. (Image by Joerg Kurt Wegner, Wikimedia Commons)