St. Denys was a 3rd century bishop sent to Paris to convert the Gauls. He was so good at his job that the pagan priests had him beheaded him with a sword on Montmartre rather than risk any more of their people being converted. Legend has it that his devotion to his calling was so great that he promptly picked up his head and walked the six miles to the hill's summit, preaching his final sermon the entire way. The Saint Denis Basilica was erected over the place where his sermon finally ended. He became the patron saint of Paris and his feast day has been celebrated there on October 9th since at least 800 AD.
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Oxford, IA 52322
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