Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Saint Papias of Hierapolis – Saint of the Day – February 22

Saint Papias of Hierapolis Biography

Saint Papias of Hierapolis Profile. Born: Late 1st Century in Turkey, Europe. Worked in Turkey. Died: Early 2nd Century in N/A. Feast Day is celebrated on February 22.

Saint of the Day

Saint Papias of Hierapolis 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 Late 1st Century
Country of Birth Turkey in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Missionary
Place of Work Turkey
Date of Death Early 2nd Century
Place of Death N/A
Feast Day February 22
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of N/A


St. Papias of Hierapolis was a Second century Apostolic Priest. He was a friend to St. Polycarp of Smyrna. Later, he became the bishop of Hierapolis in Turkey. Papias was the author of lengthy commentaries on the life, teaching, and working of Jesus.

St. Papias of Hierapolis
St. Papias of Hierapolis