He married a Spanish wife named Therasia, and they had a son who died in infancy causing great distress.
Having seen miracles at the tomb of St. Felix of Nola, they sold up and settled as hermits in Nola. There they kept open house for poor folk. Probably impoverished poets as he was always trying to find words to rhyme with ‘Felix’.
Then, to his surprise, in 409 he was elected Bishop.
St. Paulinus of Nola Facts and Figures
Name: Paulinus of Nola
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Birth and Death Dates: 353-431
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
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Popularity index: 137
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