Saint Januaria of Scillium – Saint of the Day – July 17

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St. Januaria of Scillium Biography

Saint Januaria of Scillium Profile. Born: 2nd century in Tunisia, Africa. Worked in Scillium, Numidia (in North Africa). Died: July 17 180 in Scillium, Numidia (in North Africa). Feast Day is celebrated on July 17.


The Memorial of Saint Januaria of Scillium – Saint of the Day

St. Januaria of Scillium 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

2nd century

Country of Birth

Tunisia in Africa

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Not Married



Place of Work

Scillium, Numidia (in North Africa)

Date of Death

July 17 180

Place of Death

Scillium, Numidia (in North Africa)

Feast Day

July 17


Beatified by N/A


Canonized by Pre-Congregation

Patron Saint of



Saint Januaria of Scillium, one of a gathering of twelve Christians martyred together, the last killings in the abuses of Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Upon their conviction for the wrongdoing of being Christians, the group was offered 30 days to rethink their faithfulness to the faith; they all declined. Their authority Acta still exist. One of the Martyrs of Scillium. All decapitated on July 17, 180 in Scillium, Numidia (in North Africa).

Saint Januaria of Scillium
St. Januaria of Scillium

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