Monday, September 23, 2019

Saint Germanicus of Smyrna – Saint of the Day – January 19

St. Germanicus of Smyrna Biography

St. Germanicus of Smyrna Profile. Born: N/A in Turkey, Europe. Worked in Turkey. Died: 156 AD in Turkey. Feast Day is celebrated on January 19.

 

The Memorial of St. Germanicus of Smyrna – Saint of the Day

St. Germanicus of Smyrna Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth N/A
Country of Birth Turkey in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Not Married
Profession N/A
Place of Work Turkey
Date of Death 156 AD
Place of Death Turkey
Feast Day January 19
Beatification  
Canonization Canonized by Pre congregation
Patron Saint of  

 

Saint’s Biography

Saint Germanicus of Smyrna was a youth who was arrested and martyred under the rule of the Roman Emperor Antoninus for his belief in Smyrna. When Germanicus stood in the ring in front of a wild animal, the Roman proconsul asked him to deny his belief in order to obtain an apology. But the young man refused.The story of his bravery was recorded by Saint Polycarp.

Saint Germanicus of Smyrna
St. Germanicus of Smyrna