Saint Magino of Tarragona

decorated tiles with the portrait of Saint Maginus of Tarragona, in Passatge de la Vall, Sitges, Catalonia, Spain; photographed on 1 December 2013 by Jordiferrer; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Magi
  • Magin
  • Maginus

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Born to the Gallic nobility of Burgundy (in modern France), he was orphaned at an early age. Hermit on Mount Brufagaña for 30 years. Had the gift of healing by prayer, which he did for the governor of Tarragona, Spain. Imprisoned, tortured and martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Died

Canonized

Patronage

Representation

  • using his staff to cause springs to erupt from the ground
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Magino of Tarragona“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 August 2016. Web. 11 December 2016. <>