Paulinus of Antioch

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Saint Paulinus
Bishop of Lucca and Martyr
Venerated inEastern Orthodox Church
Roman Catholic Church
Feast12 July
PatronageLucca, Italy

Saint Paulinus was an early Christian, who, along with a priest, deacon and soldier—all of whose names were forgotten through time—suffered martyrdom in 67.[1] Paulinus is believed to have been converted and sent by St. Peter, whom he met at Antioch, to Lucca. He is believed to be the first Bishop of Lucca.[2]


  1. ^ Saint Paulinus of Antioch Archived 2009-01-15 at the Wayback Machine Patron Saints Index
  2. ^ St. Paulinus of Antioch Catholic Online