New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Lucius


(2nd century) According to tradition a British king or chieftain, who begged Pope Eleutherius to send the missionaries Saint Fagatius and Saint Duvian to England. He is identified in the Roman Martyrology with Saint Lucius, the first bishop and martyr of Chur who evangelized the Grisons in Switzerland. The abbey of Saint Luzi is built over his tomb. Relics, since 9th century, in cathedral of Chur. Patron of city and diocese of Chur. Feast, 3 December.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Lucius”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 August 2013. Web. 3 March 2021. <>