Saint Auxentius of Mopsuetia

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Officer in the personal guard of the Emperor Augustus Licinus. Dismissed from his post for refusing to sacrifice to the pagan god Bacchus. Priest. Bishop of Mopsuestia, Cilicia. He gave refuge to anyone exiled by emperor Constantine the Great.

Died

  • c.321 of natural causes

Canonized

Representation

  • Roman soldier refusing to sacrifice to Bacchus

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Auxentius of Mopsuetia“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 December 2013. Web. 1 September 2014. <>