St Victor Maurus was born in the 3rd Century in Mauretania, Africa and died in 303 AD in Milan, Italy. We celebrate his feast day on May 8 every year in the Catholic Church.
St Victor Maurus Brief Life History
|Date of Birth||3rd century|
|Place 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||May 8|
|Patron Saint of||
St 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 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
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