Saint Benedict of Cupra

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Soldier in the imperial Roman army, stationed at modern Cupra Marittima, Italy. Martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Died

  • beheaded on 13 October 304 on the bridge over the river Menocchia in Cupra (modern Cupra Marittima), Italy
  • body dumped into the river to wash out to sea

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Benedict of Cupra“. Saints.SQPN.com. 12 October 2014. Web. 22 December 2014. <>