Saint Boniface, Archbishop of Mainz

June 5 – St. Boniface, Archbishop of Mainz, Missionary to Germany, Martyr –

Saint Boniface was a missionary, born in England, who propagated Christianity in the Frankish Empire during the 8th century. By the age of 30, he had become an ordained priest. On his missions east of the Rhine River, he was unrelenting in his effort to convert pagans to his faith. His established churches in Bavaria and was ultimately killed as a martyr for the church. He is the patron saint of Germany.