St. Anastasius the Fuller


 
Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 09/07


Patron Of: Fullers, Weavers

Memorial
    7 September
    formerly 26 August

Profile
    Born a wealthy Aquileian noble. After reading Saint Paul's advice to the Thessalonians that it's best to work with your hands, he became a fuller at Split, Yugoslavia. Martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian when he painted a cross on his shop door and openly practised his faith.

Died
    drowned with a weight around his neck in 304; body brought to Salona, Dalmatia, and a church was built there in his honour; relics transferred to Spalato in the 7th century

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation

Patronage
    fullers
    weavers



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