Also written as Xystus.
Reigned from 116 to 125. Born in Rome, Italy; died there. Although various dates are given for his pontificate, it is certain that he reigned about ten years. As pope he passed three ordinances
- only priests may touch the sacred vessels
- bishops returning from the Apostolic See to their dioceses must present Apostolic letters
- the priest shall recite the Sanctus with the people during the Mass
Feast, Roman Calendar, 6 April.
- “Pope Saint Sixtus I”. . Saints.SQPN.com. 6 April 2012. Web. 7 March 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/pope-saint-sixtus-i-ncd/>