Gregory I (the Great), Saint

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Gregory I (the Great), Saint (540–604) Pope (590–604), one of the Fathers of the Church. Gregory devoted himself to alleviating poverty and hunger among the Romans. His reforms included changes in the Mass. He also initiated the conversion of the Lombards, sent Saint Augustine of Canterbury to convert the Anglo-Saxons, and encouraged monasticism. His feast day is March 12.

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