Saint Philemon of Antinoë

Memorial

Profile

Actor and musician. Convert. Ordered to sacrifice to idols during the persecutions of Diocletian, he confessed that he was a Christian. Tortured and executed. Marytr.

Died

  • bound hand and foot, then drowned c.305
  • when his body washed up, it was hung in a tree and used by archers for target practice

Canonized

Patronage

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Philemon of Antinoë“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 February 2014. Web. 31 October 2014. <>