Saint Philip of Heraclea

Memorial

Profile

Bishop of Heraclea (modern Marmara Ereğlisi, Turkey). Arrested with several of his clerics in the persecutions of Diocletian and ordered to turn over all scriptures; he refused. Martyr. A copy of the court proceedings against him has survived to today.

Died

  • burned at the stake in 304 in Adrianople (modern Edirne, Turkey)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Philip of Heraclea“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 October 2013. Web. 2 September 2014. <>