Saint Abundius the Priest

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Profile

Priest in Rome, Italy. Arrested with Saint Abundantius for refusing to sacrifice to Hercules. Tortured at Mammertine prison, and condemned to death for their Christianity. On the way to execution the two passed Senator Marcian who was grieving over his son John who had just died. Abundius prayed over John, and the boy returned to life; Marcian and John converted to Christianity on the spot. Martyr.

Died

Canonized

Representation

  • man bringing a dead boy back to life while other people, including guards, look on

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Abundius the Priest“. Saints.SQPN.com. 15 September 2013. Web. 28 August 2014. <>