Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Saint of the Day – 8 May – Saint Victor Maurus

The Memorial of Saint Victor Maurus

Saint Victor Maurus is the Patron Saint of

• Asigliano, Italy
• Balangero, Italy
• Borghetto, Italy
• Canale, Italy
• Caselle Torinese, Italy
• Feletto, Italy
• Odolengo, Italy
• Quagliuzzo, Italy
• Rho, Italy
• San Vittore Olona, Italy
• Varese, Italy
• Verbania, Italy

Saint Victor Maurus Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Feast Day, Beatification Date, Canonization DateMatrimony/Holy OrdersMarried People who became Saints

Saint Victor Maurus brief life History

Date of Birth 3rd century
Country of Birth Mauritania in Africa
Profession Soldier in the Roman Praetorian Guard
Place of Work Milan, Italy
Date of Death 303 AD
Place of Death Milan, Italy
Feast Day 8 May
Beatification By Pre-Congregation
Canonization By Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of • Asigliano, Italy
• Balangero, Italy
• Borghetto, Italy
• Canale, Italy
• Caselle Torinese, Italy
• Feletto, Italy
• Odolengo, Italy
• Quagliuzzo, Italy
• Rho, Italy
• San Vittore Olona, Italy
• Varese, Italy
• Verbania, Italy

Saint Victor Maurus Short life History

Saint Victor Maurus is also known as
• Victor the Moor
• Viktor; Vittore; Vittorio

• He was a soldier in the Roman Praetorian Guard.
• He was a Christian from his youth, Victor lived in quiet praise of God.
• Around 303, the elderly Victor was arrested in Milan, Italy in the persecutions of Maximian.
• He was tortured for his faith, basted in molten lead, and killed.
• He was a Martyr.
• Saint Gregory of Tours wrote of miracles that occurred at Victor’s grave.

Today’s Catholic Quote:

Saint Victor Maurus was born in the 3rd century in Mauritania, Africa and died by being beheaded in 303. He was buried outside Milan, Italy. A church was later erected over the grave and relics translated in 1576 to an Olivetan church dedicated to him in Milan

Saint Victor Maurus
Saint Victor Maurus