Boniface was a Benedictine monk and a missionary. He used native traditions to convert Germans to Christianity. He destroyed pagan idols and built churches in their place. He and 52 of his followers were eventually martyred in Holland by a group of pagans.
b. c.673-680 Devonshire, England d. 6/5754 Nederlands
Patronage: Diocese of Fulda, Germany; Brewers, Tailors
Feast Day: June 5