St. Austremonius

Nov 01

First Bishop of Clermont

St. Austremonius is said to have converted the senator Cassius of Clermont and the pagan priest Victorinus. He also sent St. Serenus to Thiers, St. Marius to Salers, and Antoninus into other parts of Auvergne to further the evangelization of Gaul. A tradition states that Saint Austremonius ordered Nectarius of Auvergne to Christianize the peoples living on plain of Limagne.

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