Saint Guy of Anderlecht (c. 950–1012), was a Belgian Christian hermit and pilgrim known for his humble and devout life. He lived during the early Middle Ages and is considered a patron saint of Anderlecht, Belgium. Guy worked as a shepherd and often visited the shrine of Saint Medard in France. He is believed to have experienced visions and divine guidance, leading him to embrace a life of solitude and prayer. Guy settled near Anderlecht, where he became known for his sanctity and wise counsel. He spent his life dedicated to prayer, penance, and the care of the sick and needy. Saint Guy of Anderlecht’s feast day is celebrated on September 12th, and he is venerated for his simplicity, piety, and selfless service to others during a time of societal upheaval.
St. Guy of Anderlecht
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