St Acacius of Byzantium – Feast Day – May 8

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St Acacius of Byzantium also known as Agathus was born in the 3rd Century in Cappadocia, Turkey and died in 303 AD in Byzantium (Constantinople). We celebrate his feast day on May 8 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of St. Acacius of Byzantium- Feast Day

St Acacius of Byzantium Biography

Date of Birth 3rd Century
Country of Birth Cappadocia, Turkey
Place of Work Turkey
Date of Death 303 AD
Place of Death Byzantium (Constantinople)
Feast Day May 8
Canonization Pre-Congregation

Saint’s Biography

Saint Acacius of Byzantium was a Christian centurian in the imperial Roman army stationed in Thrace.  He was tortured and killed in the persecutions of Diocletian in 303 AD. Churches in Constantinople were dedicated to him, including one dedicated by Constantine the Great. 

Saint Acacius of Byzantium
St. Acacius of Byzantium

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