Saint Apollinaris of Ravenna

[Saint Apollinaris of Ravenna]Also known as

  • Apollinare of Ravenna

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Mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles. Spiritual student of Saint Peter the Apostle. First bishop of Ravenna, Italy; as such he faced nearly constant persecution. He and his flock were exiled from Ravenna during the persecutions of Emperor Vespasian. On his way out of the city he was identified, arrested as being the leader, tortured, and martryed. Noted miracle worker. Centuries after his death he appeared in a vision to Saint Romuald.

Born

  • Antioch, Turkey

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Apollinaris of Ravenna“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 February 2014. Web. 12 July 2014. <>