Sant’Antioco Martyr’s relics back to Sant’Antioco after 400 years

Antiochus of Sulcis ( 95-127 ) was the first Christian martyr in Sardinia and the founder of the first Christian community in Sardinia. He was probably a doctor under the empire of Adriano, working in Cappadocia and Galatia, converting many people to Christianity. For this reason, Antioco was tortured and sentenced to exile in Sardinia, an […]

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Sagra di Sant’Antioco

The local feast “Sagra di Sant’Antioco” takes place in Sant’Antioco every year, 15 days after Easter. Sant’Antioco is the protector and patron saint of the island of Sardinia. It is the oldest religious festival attested in Sardinia. It is a very suggestive occasion, which involves local people and pilgrims devoted to Sant’Antioco coming from all over the […]

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