Saint James Intercisus

Also known as

  • Jakob Intercisus

Memorial

Profile

Military officer and courtier to King Jezdigerd I. During Jezdigerd’s persecution of Christians, James apostacized. Following Jezdigerd’s death, he was contacted by family members who had never renounced their faith. James experienced a crisis of faith and conscience, and openly expressed his faith to the new king Bahram. He was condemned, tortured and martyred.

Born

Died

  • slowly cut into 28 pieces, finally dying from beheading in 421

Canonized

Patronage

MLA Citation

  • “Saint James Intercisus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 June 2014. Web. 2 October 2014. <>