Martyrs of Alexandria Feast Days

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Martyrs of Alexandria are the several groups of martyrs who were put to death together in the city Alexandria, Egypt. Most of these martyrs are not named individually but perished in groups.

These are the various groups of martyrs as recorded over the centuries.

πŸ‘‰ A group of martyrs who according to St Dionysius of Alexandria, were tortured and killed in 257 AD for their faith. Their feast day is celebrated on August 10.

πŸ‘‰ A group of priests, deacons, and lay persons who were killed and died as martyred in 260 AD when tending to victims of a deadly plague. Their feast day is celebrated on January 28.

πŸ‘‰ A group of Christians who according to St Athanasius were killed by Arians and pagans on Good Friday of 342 AD. Their feast day is celebrated on March 21.

πŸ‘‰ A group of Christians who were captured and martyred in 356 AD by an Arian official while St Athanasius was celebrating Mass with them. St Athanasius managed to escape that death. Their feast day is celebrated on February 28.

πŸ‘‰ A group of Christians of the church of Theonas, a suburb of Alexandria who were killed and died as martyrs in 372 AD when authorities attacked their Church where St Athanasius was. Their feast day is celebrated on May 13.

πŸ‘‰ A group of Christians who were attacked, killed and died as martyrs in 390 AD by pagan worshippers of the god Serapis who forced them to take part in the rituals of Serapis but they refused. Their feast day is celebrated on March 17.

The Memorial of Martyrs – Feast Days

Martyrs of Alexandria Feast Days

Dates of Martyrdom 3rd and 4th Centuries
Place/Country Alexandria, Egypt in Africa
Place of Death Alexandria, Egypt
Feast Days January 28, February 28, March 17, March 21, May 13, August 10
Canonization Pre-Congregation

Martyrs of Alexandria

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