Saint Sara of Antioch

Also known as

  • Sarah

Memorial

Profile

Born to a wealthy Imperial Roman family. Married to a Roman army officer. Publicly exposed as a Christian when she baptized her children against the wishes of her non-Christian husband when the ship they was travelling on was in danger of wrecking in a storm. Martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Born

  • Antioch (modern Antakya, Turkey)

Died

  • burned at the stake c.305 in Antioch (modern Antakya, Turkey)

Representation

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Sara of Antioch“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 March 2014. Web. 20 August 2014. <>