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St SATURNINUS

Martyr and Bishop of Toulouse.

He upset Pagan priests so much that they dragged him into their temple and tied his feet to the tail of a bull.

That might not sound too bad, but the bull was waiting to be sacrificed and was consequently very jittery. The Pagan priests then led it outside and launched it off on a downhill course — with our Saint still very much attached.

Later some devout women gathered up his scattered remains to be consecrated.

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Article last updated on 25 February 2006
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT St SATURNINUS : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : SATURNINUS
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : ???-257
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 77

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