(Saint) Martyr (October 1) (3rd century) A native of Italy, of Patrician descent, who was sent into Gaul as a missionary by Pope Saint Fabian. He is venerated as the Apostle of Chartres and of Tournai. Towards the end of the third century, after bravely enduring imprisonment and torture, he gave his life for Christ at Tournai, under the Emperors Diocletian and Maximian Herculeus. His Relics are now venerated at Chartres, whither they were translated in the ninth century.
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Piaton”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 September 2016. Web. 26 March 2017. <>