- Alternate uses: see St. Gallen for the city and Canton of St. Gallen
(c. 550 - c. 646) was a disciple and companion of Saint Columbanus
on his mission from Ireland
to the continent. In 612
, when Columbanus traveled on from Bregenz
, he had to remain behind due to illness and was nursed at Arbon.
He later remained in the region and built a cell.
He died around 646-650 in Arbon. The Abbey of St. Gall in Switzerland is named after him and his feast celebrated on 16 October.
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