Saint Aristobulus of Britannia

Orthodox icon of Saint Aristobulus of Britannia, date unknown, author unknown; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Aghios
  • Arwystli
  • Aristobulus Senex
  • Aristibule the Old
  • Apostle to Britain



One of the 70 disciples sent out to preach Christianity at the beginning of the Church. Missionary to the British Isles. Mentioned by Saint Paul the Apostle in the Epistle to the Romans (“Greet those who are of the household of Aristobulus.”). Martyr.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Aristobulus of Britannia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 November 2016. Web. 16 June 2021. <>