Saint Sergius the Martyr


Memorial

  • formerly 7 October
  • removed from the calendar and cultus suppressed in 1969

Profile

An officer (primicerius) in the army of Emperor Maximian. Held in high esteem by the emperor until he admitted being a Christian. Tortured and martyred. The city of Resapha, Syria was rebuilt by the Emperor Justinian, and the name was changed to Sergiopolis in his honour.

Died

Canonized

Patronage

Representation

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Sergius the Martyr“. Saints.SQPN.com. 6 October 2014. Web. 23 October 2014. <>