St. Justus

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 08/06


Patron Of: Alcala, Spain, Madrid, Spain

Memorial
    6 August

Profile
    Brother of Saint Pastor. The teenager made a public proclamation of his Christianity, and was promptly arrested on the orders of Dacian, governor of Spain. Scourged to make the boy retract his confession; he refused. Martyr.

Born
    c.291 in Spain

Died
    scourged and beheaded in 304 at Alcala at age 13

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation

Patronage
    Alcala, Spain
    Madrid, Spain



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