St. Longinus

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 03/15


Memorial
    15 March

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    Soldier who pierced the side of Jesus during the Crucifixion. Convert. Martyred by order of Pontius Pilate.

Born
    Cappadocia

Died
    martyred in Cappadocia in the 1st century
    relics in the church of Saint Augustine, Rome, Italy

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation



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