Saint Paulinus of Capua

Memorial

Profile

Pilgrim from the British Isles who emigrated to Capua, Italy. He was such an obvious holy man and teacher that the locals demanded that he become their bishop. He served for eight years, fled the area during the Saracen invasion, served as best he could from Sicopli, Italy, and died in exile.

Died

  • 843 in Sicopoli (modern Triflisco), Italy of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Paulinus of Capua“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 October 2013. Web. 13 July 2014. <>