Wealthy Christian of Troyes, Gaul, noted for his charity. Evangelist; he converted his successor, Saint Sabinian of Troyes. Arrested for his faith during the persecutions of Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Roman officials tried to drown him in the River Seine, but he managed to briefly escape. He was, however, recaptured, and martyred.
- beheaded in 259
- relics translated to Cologne, Germany on 3 July 960
- relics translated to Soest, Westphalia, Germany on 9 December 964
- relics enshrined at Saint Patroclus church in the 13th century
- “Saint Patroclus of Troyes“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 August 2016. Web. 26 August 2016. <>