Feastday: May 29
Bishop of Trier, Germany, from 332, and a miracle worker. He was probably born at
and succeeded St. Agritus as bishop of Silly, France Trier,
giving refuge to St. Athanasius in 336. St. Paul,
the patriarch of Constantinople, was also
given Maximinus’ protection. Maximinus was an ardent enemy of the Arian
heretics, opposing them in the councils of Milan,
Sardica, and Cologne. He was a
known miracle worker and apologist for orthodox Catholicism and
was called “one of the most courageous bishops of his time” by St.
St. Maximinus pray for our Bishops.