Book of Saints – Xystus – 1 September

main article for Saint Sixtus of RheimsArticle

(Saint) Bishop, Martyr (September 1) (1st centuery, possibly) The first Bishop of Rheims. He is assigned to the first century by those who hold to the old tradition of his having been sent by the Apostle Saint Peter to evangelise Gaul; but others postdate him by a century or more. There is no reliable historical record to turn to for these questions of chronology.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Xystus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 September 2016. Web. 16 January 2019. <>