Saint Judas Cyriacus

Also known as

  • Cyriacus of Ancona
  • Judas Quiriacus
  • Quiriacus

Memorial

Profile

Bishop of Ancona, Italy, possibly the first. Martyred, possibly while on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. His name has led to much speculation about his origin, about which we know nothing for sure, and many legends, some blatantly anti-Jewish, have been attached to his story.

Patronage

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Judas Cyriacus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 15 April 2014. Web. 22 September 2014. <>