Thursday, October 1, 2020

Saint Asterius of Edessa – Saint of the Day – May 20

St. Asterius of Edessa Biography

St. Asterius of Edessa Profile. Born: unknown in Iraq, Asia. Worked in Iraq. Died: 284 in Iraq. Feast Day is celebrated on May 20.


The Memorial of St. Asterius of Edessa – Saint of the Day

St. Asterius of Edessa 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 unknown
Country of Birth Iraq in Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Not Married
Profession Executioner, Missionary
Place of Work Iraq
Date of Death 284
Place of Death Iraq
Feast Day May 20
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Asterius of Edessa was the Christian executioner who converted to Christianity and was killed for his newly discovered faith in the persecution of Numerian.

Saint Asterius of Edessa
St. Asterius of Edessa

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