Saint Quintus the Thaumaturge

detail of an antique Italian holy card of Saint Quintus by Bertoni, date unknownAlso known as

  • Quintus the Confessor
  • Quintus of Phrygia
  • Quinto….



Raised a Christian. Immigrated to Aeolis in Asia Minor, and developed a ministry of serving the poor. Arrested and tortured for refusing to made sacrifice to pagan idols during the persecutions of Marcus Aurelius; his ability to work miracles had drawn the attention of the anti-Christian authorities. When he was released, his wounds were instantly healed and he immediately returned to caring for the local poor.


  • Phrygia (in modern Turkey)


  • c.283 of natural causes


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Quintus the Thaumaturge“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 January 2021. Web. 19 September 2021. <>