Saint Maximilian of Celeia Biography
St Maximilian of Celeia Profile. Born: N/A in Germany, Europe. Worked in Germany. Died: 12 October 284 in Germany. Feast Day is celebrated on October 12.
St Maximilian of Celeia 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||N/A|
|Country of Birth||Germany of Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Bishops|
|Place of Work||Germany|
|Date of Death||12 October 284|
|Place of Death||Germany|
|Feast Day||October 12|
|Beatification||Beatified by N/A|
|Canonization||Canonized by precongrigation|
|Patron Saint of||N/A|
Maximilian of Celeia was Born to the nobility, the only child of rich and pious parents. After the death of his parents, Maximilian freed the family slaves and gave away his fortune to the poor. Pilgrim to Rome, Italy. Sent as a missionary to Noricum and Pannonia by Pope Saint Sixtus II. First bishop of Lorch, Noricum.
After 20 years of work as a missionary bishop, he returned to Celeia where he became a noted preacher. Ordered by secular authorities to prove his loyalty by sacrificing to idols; Maximilian refused. Martyred by order of governor Eulasius.