Saint Benjamin the Deacon

[Saint Benjamin the Deacon]Memorial


Deacon. Imprisoned for a year for his faith, he was released on condition that he never speak about Christianity where he could be heard by any of the royal court. Benjamin then became a street preacher, proclaiming the word any place he could find people. For his obstinate evangelization during the persecutions of king Varanes, he was arrested, tortured and martyred.




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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Benjamin the Deacon“. 31 March 2014. Web. 23 October 2014. <>