Saint Aristarchus of Thessalonica

Saint Aristarchus of Thessalonica
Also known as

  • Aristarco
  • Aristarque
  • Arystarch

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Convert and spiritual student of Saint Paul the Apostle, he worked with Paul in Ephesus, Corinth, Jerusalem, and Rome (Acts 20:1; 27:2; Philemon 24). In the Epistle to the Colossians, Paul calls him “my fellow prisoner” referring to the time they were both imprisoned in Ephesus. First bishop of Thessalonica. Martyr.

Born

  • Thessalonica

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Aristarchus of Thessalonica“. Saints.SQPN.com. 13 April 2013. Web. 18 April 2014. <>