Saint Aureus of Mainz

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Brother of Saint Justina of Mainz. Bishop of Mainz, Germany. When the Huns attacked Mainz, Aureus fled briefly into exile, but returned. While celebrating Mass in the cathedral, he, his sister and everyone else there were massacred during the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Martyr.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Aureus of Mainz”. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 August 2012. Web. 21 April 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-aureus-of-mainz/>