Catholic Saints

Saint Dionysius

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  • History, Life, Biography, Facts and Information about Saint Dionysius
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  • Date of Birth and Death
  • Important Dates surrounding the life of Saint Dionysius
  • Life History, Story, Biography, Myths and Legends
  • Description / Title of the Saint : Martyr

Fast, concise facts and information about Saint Dionysius
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  • Memorial Day / Feast Day of Saint Dionysius: October 9
  • Description / Title of the Saint : Martyr
  • Date of Death: Saint Dionysius died date unknown

The Story and History of Saint Dionysius
The story and history of Saint Dionysius. Saint Dionysius and his Companions, Martyrs. Of all the Roman missionaries sent into Gaul, St. Dionysius carried the Faith the furthest into the country, fixing his see at Paris, and by him and his disciples the sees of Chartres, Senlis, Meaux, and Cologne were erected in the fourth century.

During the persecution of Valerian he was arrested and thrown into prison, and after remaining there for some time was beheaded, together with St. Rusticus, a priest, and Eleutherius, a deacon.

Feast Day of Saint Dionysius
The Feast Day of Saint Dionysius is October 9. 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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