Saint Auxentius of Mopsuetia

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Officer in the personal guard of the Emperor Augustus Licinus. Dismissed from his post for refusing to sacrifice to the pagan god Bacchus. Priest. Bishop of Mopsuestia, Cilicia. He gave refuge to anyone exiled by emperor Constantine the Great.

Died

  • c.321 of natural causes

Canonized

Representation

  • Roman soldier refusing to sacrifice to Bacchus
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Auxentius of Mopsuetia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 August 2020. Web. 6 December 2021. <>