Fifth-century bishop of Valencia, Spain. When his city was invaded by barbarians, their leader Chrocus demanded that the people renounce Christianity; they refused, and Chrocus turned his men loose on them. Festus and many of his flock died as martyrs.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- La fête des prénoms
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Festus of Valencia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 December 2013. Web. 27 April 2015. <>