Saint Gobain

Saint Gobain (died 670), also known as Goban, was an Irish Benedictine monk and spiritual student of Saint Fursey at Burgh Castle, Norfolk, England. Born in Ireland. Little else is known of Gobain except that he accompanied Fursey on his travel to France where they lived as hermits in the forests of Oise. Known to prefer solitude, he was murdered by non-Christian raiders while at Oise in the year 670 AD. His memorial is dedicated on June 20.

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