Saints of the Day – Fulgentius of Ecija, Bishop

statue of Saint Fulgentius of Ecija; 18th century by Francisco Salzillo; church in Cartagena, Spain; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

Died c.633. Brother of Saints Isidore of Seville, Leander, and Florentina, Saint Fulgentius was bishop of Ecija, Andalusia, Spain, and one of the leaders of the Spanish Church at that time. He is often confused with Saint Fulgentius of Ruspe (Benedictines, Encyclopedia). In art, Saint Fulgentius is likely to be shown with his brothers and sister (Roeder).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 September 2021. Web. 29 November 2021. <>