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St. Maximus of Turin

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Feastday: June 25
Patron of Turin
Death: 5th Century
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Bishop of Turin and an outstanding Biblical scholar and preacher. He was born probably in Vercelli, Italy, and became famous before being named to his see. Maximus attended the Synod of Milan in 451 and the Council of Rome in 465. He is revered for his writings. Several hundred sermons and other ascetical treatises and homilies are extant.

 

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