Possibly legendary. Unclear whether his name led to his association with expeditious matters, or the other way around. This association led to his becoming the patron of people who had to deliver things on time.
- young Roman soldier holding aloft a cross
- young Roman soldier holding aloft a banner with the word “hodie” (latin for ‘today’)
- “Saint Expeditus of Melitene“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 May 2016. Web. 28 August 2016. <>