Celtic and Old English Saints           10 July

* St. Etto of Fescau

St. Etto of Fescau, Bishop
(also known as Hetto of Dompierre)
Died c. 670. Saint Etto is said to have been a native of Ireland, who
went to France with Saint Fursey. He is known, however, for his
evangelistic efforts in Belgium, where he used Saint Peter's Abbey at
Fescau as his headquarters. Until recently, his festival was solemnly
kept with a procession of his relics with a mounted escort. In art,
Saint Etto is a bishop surrounded by cattle. He is venerated in Belgium

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