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Feastday: January 19

Patron of Spoleto, Italy Utrecht, Netherlands

Death: 169

St. Pontianus (English for Pontian) is very brief due to the date. Died in 169 a martyr. He was put to death at Spoleto, It during the reign of Marcus Aurelius. Feast day Jan 19th.

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