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Feastday: November 21

Death: 1st century


A Roman and disciple of St. Paul who was mentioned by the him in his Letter to the Romans 16:13: ďGreet Rufus, chosen in the Lord, and his mother and mine.Ē He is also considered in some traditions to be the son of Simon of Cyrene mentioned in Mark 15:21 and to have served as a bishop.


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