Saint Tarcisius

[Saint Tarcisius]
Also known as

  • Tarsicius

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Third to fourth century layman or deacon (sources vary). While taking Communion to prisoners, Tarcisius was attacked by a pagan mob, and died defending the Host. Martyr. It is said that when the pagans searched him after beating him to death, the Hosts had miraculously disappeared.

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  • “Saint Tarcisius“. Saints.SQPN.com. 6 August 2013. Web. 17 April 2014. <>