- Birinus of Genoa
- Apostle of Wessex
- Berin of….
- Birin of….
Ordained in Rome, Italy. Bishop in Genoa, Italy. Sent by Pope Honorius I as a missionary to Britain in 634. Preached with the pagan West Saxons where he had great success, converting King Cynegils and many of his subjects. Bishop of Dorchester, England. Founded many churches in the region, and known for a great devotion to the Eucharist.
- 3 December 650 at Dorchester, England of natural causes
- buried in Dorchester, Oxfordshire, England
- relics at Winchester Cathedral in 686
- “Saint Birinus of Dorchester“. Saints.SQPN.com. 18 December 2014. Web. 26 January 2015. <>