January 02, 2019

⛪ Saint Alverius of Agaunum - Soldier & Martyr

⛪ Saint of the Day :  January 02 : 

⛪ Died :
• c.288 in Piedmont, Italy • Relics enshrined in a stone coffin in a church in Fossano, Italy on 2 January 1427 • Relics later transferred to the cathedral of Narni, Italy

Soldier. Member of the Theban Legion. To escape the persecution of Emperor Maximian, he fled from his unit to the Piedmont region of Italy, but was caught, convicted of being a Christian, and executed. Martyr.

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