Saint Aurelian of Limoges

Also known as

  • AurĂ©lien Cotta

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Spiritual student of Saint Martial of Limoges. Priest. Second bishop of Limoges, France, succeeding Martial.

One legend says that Aurelian was a pagan priest who opposed the Christian evangelism of Saint Martial. Struck by lightning for his opposition, Aurelian died, but was brought back to life by the prayers of Saint Martial. Aurelian saw the error of his way, and converted to Christianity.

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  • “Saint Aurelian of Limoges”. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 November 2012. Web. 23 January 2022. <http://catholicsaints.info/saint-aurelian-of-limoges/>