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Saint Petronius

Saint Petronius

Birth
Death c.450
Burial Bologna, Città Metropolitana di Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Plot In the church of San Sepolcro
Memorial ID 10798883 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Saint, Patron Saint of Bologna. Believed to be a Roman official who visited the holy land. The visits that he made influenced him to enter the priesthood and he became bishop of Bologna in about 432. His main achievements were the repair of many buildings and churches destroyed by the Goths and the building of the monastery of Santo Stefano. His feast day is celebrated on 4 October. His tomb is modelled on the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

Bio by: Bunny Boiler


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bunny Boiler
  • Added: 17 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10798883
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Saint Petronius (unknown–c.450), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10798883, citing Abbazia di Santo Stefano, Bologna, Città Metropolitana di Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .