Saint Festus of Valencia

Also known as

  • Sextus
  • Sextius



Fifth-century bishop of Valencia, Spain. When his city was invaded by barbarians, their leader Chrocus demanded that the people renounce Christianity; they refused, and Chrocus turned his men loose on them. Festus and many of his flock died as martyrs.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Festus of Valencia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 February 2018. Web. 29 November 2021. <>