Deacon at Pentapolis, Lybia. He was tortured, his tongue cut out and he was left for dead because of his faith, but he survived and died years later of natural causes. However, because they were willing to die, and because there were attempts to kill them, they are considered martyrs.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Serapion of Pentapolis“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 March 2013. Web. 11 July 2014. <>