Satyrus of Milan
Saint Satyrus of Milan (Italian: San Satiro) was the confessor and brother of Saints Ambrose and Marcellina. He was born around 331 at Trier, Germany, moved to Rome with his family and was subsequently trained as a lawyer.
Saint Satyrus of Milan
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
|Major shrine||Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio, Milan|
|Patronage||sacristans of the Archdiocese of Milano|
He died unexpectedly at Milan in 378 and was eulogised by his brother with the funeral sermon, On the Death of a Brother (De excessu fratris Satyri). The church of Santa Maria presso San Satiro in Milan refers to him.
He should not be confused with the bishop Satyrus of Arezzo.