Feastday: September 6
When did St. Magnus of Füssen live: probably in the eight century, there is no certain record
Biography of St. Magnus of Füssen:
There is just very little certain information about the life of St. Magnus of Füssen, also called Magnoald or Mang. He was a missionary saint in southern Germany who founded the Abbey of Füssen and became his first abbot. He is still widely venerated because of his many miracles and he was even given the title of apostle in Switzerland.
Patronage: St. Magnus of Füssen is patron saint of the Allgäu, Füssen and Kempten, and for the cattle, against eye diseases, snake bites, worms, rats, field mice and vermin
Statues and woodcarvings representing St. Magnus of Füssen - portrayal, imagery and emblem. St Magnus is shown as abbot with crook, pectoral cross and little dragon, which he apparently defeated at the gorge of Roßhaupten.