St. Zeno of Verona
April 12, Saint


Bishop of Verona, Italy from 362 until his death. Noted preacher. Opposed Arianism and welcomed many refugees from North Africa who were fleeing persecution by Arians. Many of his written sermons have survived to today. Involved in bringing the relics of Saint Firmus and Saint Rusticus to Verona. Legend says he was stolen at birth and briefly replaced by a demonic changling. Possibly martyred in the persecutions of Gallienus.

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