Monday, September 23, 2019

Saint Fiorenzo of Algeria – Saint of the Day – May 2

St. Fiorenzo of Algeria Biography

St. Fiorenzo of Algeria Profile. Born: unknown in Algeria, Africa. Worked in North Africa. Died: 485 in North Africa. Feast Day is celebrated on May 2.

 

The Memorial of St. Fiorenzo of Algeria – Saint of the Day

St. Fiorenzo of Algeria Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth unknown
Country of Birth Algeria in Africa
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Bishop
Place of Work North Africa
Date of Death 485
Place of Death North Africa
Feast Day May 2
Beatification  
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of  
Saint Fiorenzo of Algeria
St. Fiorenzo of Algeria

Saint’s Biography

Saint Fiorenzo of Algeria was the fifth-century bishop in North Africa and the leader of a Council called to express clear defense of the Catholic faith during a period of pagan suppression. St. Fiorenzo was exiled to the Mediterranean island of Corsica in 484 in the purges and persecutions of the Arian King Hunneric. Martyr. He was beheaded in 485 on Corsica and his remains brought to Italy by Bishop Titian of Treviso 743 AD to prevent their destruction by Saracen invaders.