Saint Aquilina of Syria

Also known as

  • Aquilina of Byblos
  • Aquilina of Biblus
  • Aquilina of Lebanon

Memorial

Profile

Arrested at age 12 for her faith during the persecutions of Diocletian. When she clung to her faith, the magistrate Volusian ordered the child beaten and beheaded. Martyr. Saint Joseph the Hymnographer composed an Office in her honour.

Born

Died

  • beheaded in 293 in Byblos, Phoenicia (in modern Lebanon)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Aquilina of Syria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 June 2016. Web. 27 August 2016. <>