Saint Aquila the Tent Maker

detail of a stained glass window of Saints Aquila and Priscilla, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


First century Jewish tent-maker. Married to Saint Priscilla. Convert to Christianity. Entertained Saint Paul in Corinth and Ephesus. While they lived in Rome, Italy their house was used as a church. Mentioned in Acts 18; Romans 16; 1 Corinthians 16; and 2 Timothy 4. Martyr.


  • Pontus



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Aquila the Tent Maker“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 July 2018. Web. 15 November 2018. <>