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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Saint Maurice - September 22

Saint Maurice was the leader of the Roman Theban Legion in the 3rd century. The Theban Legion which is also known as the Martyrs of Agaunum was a legion of 6,666 man who converted en masse to Christianity and were martyred together in 286.  Saint Maurice was chief among those of this legion.  

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Saints Erasmus and Maurice by Matthis Grunewald - Wikipedia 

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