Saint Julius of Novara

Also known as

  • Julius of Orta
  • Giulio….

Memorial

Profile

Priest. Missionary to northern Italy. Sent by Emperor Theodosius I to destroy pagan altars and woods, and convert pagan temples into Christian churches. Received financial and spiritual support from Saint Audentius of Milan.

Died

Canonized

Patronage

Representation

  • old priest holding a staff and sailing on his cloak to Isola Giulio over Lake Maggiore, which is full of serpents, symbolic of him riding over pagan demons to bring Christianity to the area

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Julius of Novara“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 January 2014. Web. 28 July 2014. <>