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  • It is not known when St Christopher was born
  • St Christopher was actually called Reprobus
  • He operated ferries
  • He was a soldier at one time
  • He was martyred for his faith

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  • Reprobus (Christopher) lived during the Christian persecutions of either the Roman emperor Decius or Diocletian, and that he was captured and martyred by the governor of Antioch.
  • His feast day is July 25
  • He is the patron saint of Travellers
  • He was proclaimed a saint by the early church.
  • There is no exact date for when he was proclaimed a Saint, because he was venerated as a martyr for a long time beforehand.

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