Book of Saints – Firminus of Amiens


(Saint) Bishop, Martyr (September 25) (3rd century) Described as a native of Navarre, baptised by Saint Saturninus, Bishop of Toulouse, and consecrated Bishop in the same city. He preached the Faith on his journey northwards through Gaul, finally fixing his abode at Amiens, where he was martyred towards the end of the third century, under Rictius Varus, Prefect of the Gauls. He was succeeded by one of his disciples, Saint Eulogius, and the latter by a second Saint Firminus, likewise held in great veneration in the district.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Firminus of Amiens”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 April 2013. Web. 18 June 2021. <>