St Talaleo of Egea – Feast Day – May 20

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St Talaleo of Egea, also known as Taleleo, Thalelaeus, or Thallelaeus, was a Christian Physician born in 265 AD near Mount Lebanon, Phoenicia and died as a martyr in 284 AD in Egea, Macedonia (modern-day Edessa, Greece) during the Christian persecutions in the reign of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Numerius Numerianus. We celebrate his feast day on May 20 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of St. Talaleo of Egea – Feast Day

St Talaleo of Egea Biography

Date of Birth 265 AD
Country/Place of Birth Near Mount Lebanon, Phoenicia in Asia
Profession Physician
Place of Work Greece
Date of Death 284 AD
Place of Death Egea, Macedonia (modern-day Edessa, Greece)
Feast Day May 20
Canonization Pre-Congregation

Saint’s Biography

Saint Talaleo of Egea was a doctor who was imprisoned, tortured and killed in the persecutions of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Numerius Numerianus.

He died in the year 284 in, Greece. His relics are kept in the church of San Agatónico in Constantinople.

Saint Talaleo of Egea
St. Talaleo of Egea

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