Saint Quirinus of Sescia

detail of Saint Quirinus of Sescia, from 'The Austrian Saints' by Albrecht Durer, 1515-17, woodcut, British Museum, LondonAlso known as

  • Quirinus of Siscia
  • Kvirin of….
  • Quirino of….

Memorial

Profile

Bishop of Sescia (modern Sisak), Croatia. During the persecution of Galerius, he was ordered to sacrifice to pagan gods; he declined. Imprisoned, severely beaten, and martyred. While in prison he converted his jailer, Marcellus.

Died

Canonized

Patronage

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Quirinus of Sescia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 May 2015. Web. 28 July 2015. <>