Saint Crescens of Galatia



  • First century disciple of the Apostles. Companion of Saint Paul the Apostle during his second Roman captivity; he left to go to Galatia (2nd Timothy 4:10). Bishop in Galatia. Some traditions say he was a missionary to Dauphine in Gaul, and founded the diocese of Mentz, Germany. Martyred in the persecutions of Trajan.

  • Died


    Additional Information

    MLA Citation

    • “Saint Crescens of Galatia“. 26 June 2013. Web. 20 April 2014. <>