Luca Giordano Protector saints of Naples

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 date that the saint was named a patron


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Sant' Aspreno di Napoli". Santi e Beati. April 19, 2002. Retrieved August 29, 2008. 

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