St. Firminus

St. Firminus of Amiens was born circa 272 in Pamplona, Spain. This son of a Roman senator was converted to Christianity by St. Saturninus. He was then ordained in Toulouse, France, by St. Honestus. He became a missionary in France and first bishop of Amiens when he was just 24 years old. The martyr was beheaded circa 303. St. Firminus is patron saint of Amiens, France.

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Catholic Review

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.