Rufus of Capua, martyr

Other names

Rufinus

Introduction

Little is known of Rufus, though there are various legends, including the raising from the dead of his only daughter by Apollonius, a disciple of St Peter.

Gender

Male

Associated places

Capua, southern Italy

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

Non-insular

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Rufus (ns)

Sometimes confused with Máel Ruba m Elganaig of Applecross

Mael Ruba is sometimes commemorated on August 27, which is probably due to confusion with Rufus (the name Mael Ruba is Latinized as Rufinus)

Related Personal Names

Name

Rufus (certain)

Feast days

Day of Year

August 27