St Aquila of Egypt – Feast Day – May 20

Today is Saturday, January 28, 2023

St Aquila of Egypt, also known as Aquila of Nîmes, was a Christian born in the 3rd century AD in Egypt. He was torn into pieces with iron combs and died as a martyr in 311 AD in Thebais, Egypt during Christian persecutions in the reign of Roman Emperor Galerius Valerius Maximinus. We celebrate his feast day on May 20 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of St. Aquila of Egypt – Feast Day

St Aquila of Egypt Biography

Date of Birth 3rd century AD
Country of Birth Egypt in Africa
Place of Work Egypt
Date of Death 311 AD
Place of Death Thebais, Egypt
Feast Day May 20
Canonization Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of  

Saint’s Biography

Saint Aquila of Egypt died during the persecutions of Maximinus Daza.

He was torn to pieces in 311 AD in Thebais in Egypt with iron combs.

Saint Aquila of Egypt
St. Aquila of Egypt

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