New Catholic Dictionary – Saints Quiricus and Julitta


Martyred in 304 at Tarsus, Cilicia. According to their Acts, Julitta fled with her three months old son, Quiricus (Cirycus), from Lycaonia at the outbreak of the Maximinian persecution. She sought refuge in Tarsus, but she and the child were put to death there. Their cult was popular in the west at a very early date. Relics at Nevers, and in the monastery of Saint-Amand, Tournai. Feast, 16 June.

MLA Citation

  • “Saints Quiricus and Julitta”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 October 2012. Web. 20 June 2021. <>