St. Maximinus of Trier

St. Maximinus (d. May 29, 352), also called Maximin, was educated and eventually ordained by St. Agritius, the Bishop Trier.

He was born at Poitiers and was related to Maxentius, bishop of that city before St. Hilary. The reputation of the sanctity of St. Agritius, bishop of Triers, drew him to that city, and after a most virtuous education, he was admitted to holy orders, and, upon the death of Agritius, chosen his successor in 332.

When St. Athanasius…

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