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St. Dionysius the Areopagite

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Feastday: October 9
Patron of Lawyers
Death: 1st century
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Called "the Areopagite," also called Denis. He was converted in Athens, Greece, with a woman named Damaris, by St. Paul. There he delivered his sermon to the Unknown God on the Hill of Mars,  hence his name. Some records indicate that he became the first bishop of Athens. Other records state that he was martyred.

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