Saint Tarcisius

Saint TarcisiusAlso known as

  • Tarsicius
  • Tarcissus

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Third to fourth century layman or deacon (sources vary). While taking Communion to prisoners, Tarcisius was attacked by a pagan mob, and died defending the Host. Martyr. It is said that when the pagans searched him after beating him to death, the Hosts had miraculously disappeared.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Tarcisius“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 November 2019. Web. 12 November 2019. <>