Saint Expeditus of Melitene – Saint of the Day – April 19

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St. Expeditus of Melitene Biography

St. Expeditus of Melitene Profile. Born: unknown in Armenia, Asia. Worked in Armenia. Died: 303 in Armenia. Feast Day is celebrated on April 19.

The Memorial of St. Expeditus of Melitene – Saint of the Day

St. Expeditus of Melitene Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth unknown
Country of Birth Armenia of Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Not Married
Profession missionary
Place of Work Armenia
Date of Death 303
Place of Death Armenia
Feast Day April 19
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of 1 against procrastination
2 for expeditious solutions
3 merchants
4 navigators
5 prompt solutions


Saint Expeditus of Melitene
Saint Expeditus of Melitene

Saint’s Biography

St. Expeditus was born in Armenia. He lived at in the fourth century under the rule of Diocletian emperor who years later would send him to kill and was the commander of a legion of Roman soldiers. Despite defending the Roman Empire from the Barbarians, the grace of God touched him and received the Divine Light. This experience would change his life in converting to Christianity.

St. Expeditus was recognized by the Gift that Our Merciful Father gave him to solve our needs in urgent ways. He is also Patron of the Youth, Help of the Students, Mediator in the Processes and Trials, and Health of the Sick. 

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