- Julius of Orta
Priest. Missionary to northern Italy. Sent by Emperor Theodosius I to destroy pagan altars and woods, and convert pagan temples into Christian churches. Received financial and spiritual support from Saint Audentius of Milan.
- old priest holding a staff and sailing on his cloak to Isola Giulio over Lake Maggiore, which is full of serpents, symbolic of him riding over pagan demons to bring Christianity to the area
- “Saint Julius of Novara“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 June 2009. Web. 31 August 2015. <>