New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Gallicanus


Martyr, died Egypt, 362. He was a Roman general and consul, converted to Christianity, and exiled to Egypt by Julian the Apostate. Hroswitha has dramatized his conversion. A church in Trastevere, Rome, is named for him.

With him are commemorated two 6th-century Bishops of Embrun, named Gallicanus. Feast, 25 June.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gallicanus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 May 2013. Web. 13 May 2021. <>