Martyrs of Persia – Feast Days

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Today is Thursday, April 4, 2024

The martyrs of Persia are those thousands of Christians who suffered death for the sake of Christ in Persia by different rulers on different dates, years, and centuries.

Martyrs of Persia History

We have

  1. 42 Christians who were martyred on an unknown date and their feast day is March 10
  2. 310 Christians were martyred on an unknown date and their feast day is May 9
  3. 120 Christians were martyred in 345 AD under King Shapur II of Persia and their feast day is April 6
  4. A large number of Christians were martyred on Good Friday of 376 AD by King Shapur II of Persia. They include 25 bishops, 250 priests and deacons, and other religious brothers and nuns. Their feast day is April 22.
  5. Many martyrs were killed by various Persian rulers in their territories in the 6th century. Their feast day is February 8
Martyrs of Persia
Place of Death Persia
Feast Days
  • May 9
  • April 6
  • April 22
  • March 10
  • February 8
Canonization Pre-Congregation
Persian martyrs
Persian martyrs

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