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Feastday: April 28

Patron his relics were carried in a procession during times of drought or plague.

Death: 1st century


A martyr with Sts. Caralippus, Agapius, and Eusebius, also involved in ancient tradition. St. Gregory of Tours related a legend that Aphrodisius was an Egyptian. He supposedly sheltered the Holy Family when they fled into Egypt. Aphrodisius and his companions were martyred in Languedoc, France.


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