New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Gatianus

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Confessor, founder and first Bishop of Tours, born probably Rome; died Tours, France, 301. After innumerable difficulties he evangelized the third Lyonnaise province during the latter half of the 3rd century. At his death the Church of Tours was securely established. Relics in Tours. Feast, 20 September.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gatianus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 December 2018. Web. 21 February 2019. <>