Sunday, July 12, 2020

St Julian of Anazarbus – Feast Day: March 16 – Saint of the Day

St Julian of Anazarbus Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

St Julian of Anazarbus Profile. Born: Mid 4th Century in Turkey, Asia. Worked in Cilicia (in modern Turkey). Died: 302 AD in Turkey. Feast Day is celebrated on March 16.
The Feast of Julian of Anazarbus – Saint of the Day

Julian of Anazarbus, Profile

Date of Birth Mid 4th Century
Country of Birth Turkey of Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Not Married
Profession Senator
Place of Work Cilicia (in modern Turkey)
Date of Death 302 AD
Place of Death Turkey
Feast Day March 16
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
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St Julian of Anazarbus Biography

He was also known as:

  • Julian of Cilicia
  • Giuliano
  • Julian of Tarsus
  • Julian of Antioch

St Julian of Anazarbus was born in the mid 4th Century. He was a prominent citizen of senatorial rank. Julian was arrested for his faith during the persecutions of Diocletian, he was also tortured and then put on display for abuse for a year in cities all over Cilicia, being led around behind a camel.

Julian was later martyred. He was praised by Saint John Chrysostom in a homily during the enshrinement of his relics.

St Julian of Anazarbus

St Julian’s Death

They sew him into a sack full of vipers and scorpions and thrown into the sea to drown in 302 AD. The enshrining of his relics are in Antioch