Pelagius of Constance

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Pelagius of Constance
Pelagius Kupferscheibe.jpg
Medieval depiction of Pelagius in the Cathedral of Konstanz
Born ca. 270
Died ca. 283
Feast August 28

Saint Pelagius of Constance was, a child martyr put to death in Pannonia during the persecution of Roman Emperor Numerian. He was first revered in Novigrad (Cittanova) in Istria, Croatia.

Pelagius is the patron saint of Konstanz and the Cathedral of Konstanz, owing to the transfer of relics that were believed to be his to that city before or around 904 AD. He usually does not have a face in his depictions.

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