Sunday, October 2, 2022

Saint Maximilian of Celeia – Saint of the Day – October 12

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.

The Memorial of Saint Maximilian of Celeia – Saint of the Day

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
Profession Bishop
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

Saint Biography

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.


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