St. Antoninus

MARTYR AND HERMIT

Feast: September 2
 



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Feast Day: September 2

 

Antoninus is listed as a stonemason in Aribazus, Syria (or Pamiers, France). He denounced the pagan practices of his fellow townspeople and went to live as a hermit for two years. Antoninus then returned to his village and destroyed the pagan idols. He fled the town and built a church in Apamea, Syria, where he was murdered. Both Apamea and Pamiers claim this saint.

(Taken from Catholic Encyclopedia)


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