Saint Maximinus of Aix

Also known as

  • Maximin



First bishop of Aix, Provence (in modern France).

Legend says that Maximinus was one of the 72 disciples sent out by Christ, and that he was a servant in the house of Saints Martha, Mary and Lazarus of Bethany. He travelled from the Holy Land to the area of Aix with Saint Mary Magdalene c.42. There he built the oratory of San Sauveur, and consecrated the altar with relics from the Holy Sepulchre.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Maximinus of Aix“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 June 2020. Web. 25 September 2021. <>