Saint Protus of Aquileia

detail of an antique holy card of Saint Protus of Aquileia, date and artist unknown; swiped from Saint e Beati; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Proto



Tutor and catechist to Saints Cantius, Cantian and Cantianilla of Aquileia. To escape the persecutions of Diocletian, he moved with the family to Aquileia, Italy. However, the authorities there quickly ordered them to sacrifice to idols; they refused. Martyr.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Protus of Aquileia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 June 2015. Web. 28 November 2015. <>