Turibius of Mogrovejo, bishop – March 23rd
St Turibius (d. 1606, Sana, Peru) (Relics: Lima, Peru)
First Class Relics
Capilla del Palacio Arzobispal de Lima
(Chapel of the Archbishop’s Palace of Lima)
Plaza de Armas de Lima
*Some bones of St Turibius are preserved within a reliquary in this chapel. On his feast day these relics are often presented for public veneration within the Lima Cathedral. St Turibius was known for his evangelical activity as the Archbishop of Lima. During his time in Peru he is said to have baptized over 500,000 individuals including St Rose of Lima and St Martin de Porres.
Churches of Honor in Rome
Sant'Anastasia (Saint Anastasius)
Piazza di Sant'Anastasia
*This church is near Circo Massimo.
*To the right of the main sanctuary is an altar dedicated to St Turibius.