Saints of the Day – Leucius of Brindisi, Bishop

detail of a painting of Saint Leucius of Brinidisi; 1780 by Oronzo Tiso; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

Died c.180. Saint Leucius is venerated as the first bishop of Brindisi, Italy, to which he is said to have come from Alexandria, Egypt. Another later (5th century) bishop of Brindisi of the same name is mentioned by Saint Gregory the Great (Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 September 2021. Web. 30 November 2021. <>