Saint James of Numidia

Also known as

  • James of Lambesa
  • James of Lambaesis
  • James of Lambese



Deacon in the same church as Saint Marianus, and imprisoned with him at Cirta (modern Constantine, Algeria) in the persecutions of Valerian. Tortured over several days to force him from his faith. During this torment he had a dream that showed him final triumph. Martyred with hundreds of others. His story was recorded by a fellow prisoner who was not killed.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint James of Numidia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 April 2019. Web. 29 September 2020. <>