St. Expeditus of Melitene (Expedite)

St. Expeditus of Melitene (Expedite) Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 4/19
Tridentine Calendar - 4/19

Patron Of: Procrastination, Expeditious Solutions, Merchants, Navigators

Possibly legendary. Unclear whether his name led to his association with expeditious matters, or the other way around. This association led to his becoming the patron of people who had to deliver things on time.


• young Roman soldier holding aloft a cross
• young Roman soldier holding aloft a banner with the word “hodie”

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