Today Christians Celebrate Feast of St. Denis and Companions, Martyrs for Christ

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(Franciscan Media) Martyr for Christ and Patron Saint of France.

Saint Denis is regarded as the first Bishop of Paris, his  popularity is in part due to legends, especially those connecting him with the great Basilica of St. Denis in France Paris.

Saint Denis’ success reportedly roused the ire of the pagans, he was imprisoned by the Roman Governor and Martyred for Christ during the persecutions of Valerius together with St. Rusticus and St. Eleutherius in 258

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