Catholic Saints

Saint Delphinus

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  • History, Life, Biography, Facts and Information about Saint Delphinus
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  • Date of Birth and Death
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  • Description / Title of the Saint : Bishop

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  • Memorial Day / Feast Day of Saint Delphinus: December 24
  • Description / Title of the Saint : Bishop
  • Date of Death: Saint Delphinus died 24th December, 403

The Story and History of Saint Delphinus
The story and history of Saint Delphinus. Little is known of St. Delphinus before his elevation to the episcopate. He assisted at the Council of Saragossa, in 330, in which the Priscillianists were condemned, and also at the Council of Bordeaux, which condemned the same schismatics.

He baptized St. Paulerius in 388, and the latter, in several letters, speaks of him as his father and his master. St. Delphinus died on the 24th of December, 403.

Feast Day of Saint Delphinus
The Feast Day of Saint Delphinus is December 24. The origin of Feast Days: most saints have specially designated feast days and are associated with a specific day of the year and these are referred to as the saint's feast day. The feast days first arose from the very early Christian custom of the annual commemoration of martyrs on the dates of their deaths at the same time celebrating their birth into heaven.

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