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

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Aristarchus of Thessalonica“. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 June 2014. Web. 3 September 2014. <>