Saint Symphorian, martyr
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Saint Symphorian, martyr patron of Veryan, Cornwall by G. H Doble

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Published by Netherton and Worth in Truro .
Written in English


  • Symphorian, -- Saint.,
  • Saints -- Cornwall, England.

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StatementBy the Revd. Gilbert H. Doble, ....
SeriesCornish saints series -- 27
The Physical Object
Pagination36p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17953602M

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St. Symphorian, Martyr H E was son of Faustus, of a noble Christian family, and suffered at Autun in Gaul, soon after the martyrs of Lyons, in the reign of Marcus Aurelius. He had been baptized by St. Benignus, was well instructed in polite literature and in his faith, was then in the bloom of life, and remarkable for his modesty, prudence. The Martyrdom of Saint Symphorian is an painting by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. It shows the death of Saint Symphorian, the first Christian martyr in Gaul. Painted in oil on canvas and measuring x cm, it is now in Autun Cathedral. The Feast Day of Saint Symphorian is August The origin of Feast Days: most saints have specially designated feast days and are associated with a specific day . The Holy Martyr Sebastian was born in the city of Narbonum in Gaul (modern France), and he received his education at Mediolanum (now Milan). Under the co-reigning emperors Diocletian and Maximian () he occupied the position of head of the imperial guards. Saint Sebastian was respected for.

  Do not be afraid, Symphorian. Your death will lead straight to eternal life. Life will not be taken from you, only changed. – Blessed Augusta at Symphorian’s execution. MLA Citation “Saint Symphorian of Autun“. 17 September Web. 21 April Saint Symphorian, martyr (). Saint Decuman (). Saint Perran, Saint Keverne, and Saint Kerrian (). Saint Gudwal or Gurval, bishop and confessor (). Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Works can belong to more than one . Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid. This is the Benziger Brothers edition of Alban Butler's Lives of the Saints. Butler (), was an English Roman Catholic priest. This, his principal literary work, was published between and Lives of the Saints has hundreds of capsule descriptions of Catholic saints, organized by the saint's day of the year. The Benziger.

Saint of the Day for August - Changes & Reforms The dates and names attributed to the Saint of the Day for August section include those used by many Catholics in America in the 's as detailed in the Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler which was taken from the Benziger Brothers edition of the book . The history of the Church is full of many Martyred Catholic saints, who received recognition for great deeds or meritorious conduct. Many lost their lives in defense of the faith, while others were themselves the mothers of important saints. Many were also honored for their contributions to . August 22—St. Symphorian, Martyr Amongst the crowd was one who refused to pay the ordinary marks of worship. He was therefore dragged before the magistrate and accused of sacrilege and sedition. Stephen Martyr, Saint One of the first deacons and the first Christian martyr; feast on December Download Share. Catholic Answers is pleased to provide this unabridged entry from the original Catholic Encyclopedia, published between and It is a valuable resource for subjects related to theology, philosophy, history, culture, and.