That’s what we’re relatively sure about. The legend writers, though, they invented all kinds of things – he was the king of Mesopotamia who abdicated to become a wandering priest, that he met the pope who saw his obvious holiness and consecrated him a bishop, that his first Mass as bishop was accompanied with choirs of angels, etc.
- “Saint Maurelius of Voghenza-Ferrara“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 May 2016. Web. 17 January 2017. <>