Roman Rite Calendar - 01/29
Also known as
Brother of Saint Sabina of Troyes. Raised a pagan. Disillusioned with his life in Samos, he travelled to Gaul where he met and was converted by Saint Patroclus of Troyes. After Patroclus's martyrdom, Sabinian took up his teacher's work, preaching and baptizing in the area of the Seine. Martyred in persecutions of Marcus Aurelius.
tortured and beheaded c.275 at Rilly near Troyes, France
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