Saint Turibius of Astorga – Saint of the Day – April 16

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St. Turibius of Astorga Biography

St. Turibius of Astorga Profile. Born: 402 AD in Spain, Europe. Worked in Spain. Died: 460 AD in Tui, Spain. Feast Day is celebrated on April 16.

The Memorial of St. Turibius of Astorga – Saint of the Day

St. Turibius of Astorga 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

402 AD

Country of Birth

Spain of Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Bishops



Place of Work


Date of Death

460 AD

Place of Death

Tui, Spain

Feast Day

April 16




Canonized by Pre-Congregation

Patron Saint of

1 Astorga, Spain

Saint Turibius of Astorga
Saint Turibius of Astorga

Saint’s Biography

Saint Turibius of Astorga was born 402 AD from a noble family. As a young man St. Turibius went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land and lived here for a certain period and came into contact with the famous Saint Jerome. He took a hermit’s life and finally he was made a bishop of the city of Astorga. By order of the by Pope St. Leo the Great. 

St. Turibius of Astorga Death

He died in 460 AD in TuiSpain of natural causes and he s buried at the monastery of Santo Toribio de Liébana, Cantabria, Spain.

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