Nebridius

Nebridius

"Nebridius" was also the name of a close friend of Augustine of Hippo, who is mentioned in his letters.

Saint Nebridius (Nebridi, Nebridio) was bishop of Egara (Terrassa) (516-527) and then bishop of Barcelona from 540 to around 547 AD. His feast day falls on February 9. A native of Girona, Nebridius, according to tradition, had three brothers were also saints. They were Saint Justus, bishop of Urgell; Saint Elpidius; and Saint Justinian. He was very learned and wrote interpretations of the Scriptures. He also wrote a work called In cantica canticorum about the church chants. He was a Benedictine.

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