St. Quentin


 
Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 10/31


Patron Of: Against Coughs

Memorial
    31 October

Profile
    Son of a Roman senator. Convert to Christianity. Missionary to Gaul with Saint Lucian of Beauvais. Quentin's preaching and example won many converts in Amiens. Arrested in 286 by Prefect Rictius Varus during the Maximian persecution.

Died
    tortured and beheaded in 287 at Augusta Veromanduorum, Gaul (now Saint-Quentin, France); body thrown in the river, but recovered and buried by his converts; tomb known as a site for miracles

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation

Patronage
    against coughs



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