St. Torquatus lived in the first century. Along with Ss. Ctesiphon, Caccilius, Secundus, Euphrasius, Indaletius and Hesychius, St. Torquatus was a Christian missionary in Spain and a disciple of Ss. Peter and Paul. St. Torquatus concentrated his missionary work in the Granada area. Most of these saints were martyred and share a feast day.