Nov 06

Saint Severus of Barcelona

November 6th VII century

Historical data which have come to us from this Holy Bishop are scarce. He lived in the Roman province of Tarragona and is located in Barcelona towards the year 300. During the persecutions of Diocletian, Saint Severus was elected Bishop of Barcelona, but had to flee to the persecution. However, he is captured along with other priests and martyrs in what is now Saint Cugat.
Barcelona, city of Hispania, saint Severo, Bishop, who, according to tradition, received the Crown of martyrdom. Roman martyrology