Killena, Kilian, Cillian, Cilline, Cilian, Chillien, Chilianus, Chillian and Apostle of Franconia
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July 8, 689
He spent most of his time travelling to different places in Italy, Ireland and Germany in the hopes of converting non-Christians through his evangelic missions.
For his moral convictions, he was killed along with his two loyal companions by decapitation.
Saint Kilian, also spelled Killian (or alternatively Irish: Cillian), was an Irish missionary bishop and the apostle of Franconia (nowadays the northern part of Bavaria), where he began his labours towards the end of the 7th century.