St Epitacius of Tuy – Feast Day – May 23

Today is Friday, January 27, 2023

St Epitacius of Tuy, also known as Epictetus, or Epictritus, was the first bishop of Tuy, Spain who died as a martyr in the 1st Century AD. We celebrate his feast day on May 23 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of St. Epitacius of Tuy – Feast Day

St Epitacius of Tuy Biography

Date of Birth 1st Century AD
Country of Birth Spain in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Bishop
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death 1st Century AD
Place of Death Spain
Feast Day May 23
Canonization Pre-Congregation
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Epitacius was the first bishop of Tuy, Galatia (in modern Spain). He was persecuted together with St Basil (Basileus), who was the bishop of Braga, Portugal and with an Aptonus.

Saint Epitacius of Tuy
St. Epitacius of Tuy

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