Patron saints of Naples

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Luca Giordano, The Patron Saints of Naples (Baculus, Euphebius, Francis Borgia, Aspren (kneeling), and Candida the Elder) adoring the Crucifix, 17th century. Royal Palace (Naples).

The city of Naples has more than 50 official patron saints, although its principal patron is Saint Januarius.[1] Second in terms of importance is Saint Aspren (Sant'Aspreno), first bishop of Naples.[1]

Co-patrons of Naples and years of designation[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Sant' Aspreno di Napoli". Santi e Beati. April 19, 2002. Retrieved August 29, 2008.