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Saint Aurelius

Feast  July 20

Name  Saint Aurelius
Died  429 AD, Carthage, Tunisia
Saint Aurelius
Major shrine  Hirsau Abbey in Germany

Venerated in  Roman Catholic Church

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Saint Aurelius was Christian saint who died around 430. He was a bishop of Carthage from ca. 391 and led a number of ecclesiastical councils on Christian doctrine. Augustine of Hippo admired Aurelius, and a number of letters from Augustine to Aurelius have survived. Aurelius's feast day in the Roman Catholic Church is July 20. His relics were transferred to Hirsau Abbey in Germany.

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Aurelius served as a patron to Augustine while Augustine served as a priest in Hippo. Augustine sought the establishment of a monastic community – for which space was granted by bishop Valerius – and was funded by Aurelius. Aurelius provided the monastery with new members for the purpose of episcopal training, effectively turning the monastery into a sort of early episcopal seminary.

References

Saint Aurelius Wikipedia


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