Maurus of Parentium

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St Maurus on the Mosaic with Mother Mary and Child shown third from left with a crown of martyrdom in his hand
Bishop and Martyr
Born3rd century
Diedlate 3rd century
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church
Major shrineVotive chapel in the Euphrasian basilica
Feast21 November
Attributesbishop holding the crown of martyrdoom in his hand
PatronagePoreč/Parenzo, Croatia

Maurus of Parentium is the patron saint of the Istrian city of Poreč/Parenzo in Croatia, called Parentium in Roman times.