Thursday, August 13, 2020

Saint Zoe of Pamphylia – Saint of the Day – May 2

St. Zoe of Pamphylia Biography

St. Zoe of Pamphylia Profile. Born: unknown in Turkey, Europe. Worked in Turkey. Died: 127 AD in Turkey. Feast Day is celebrated on May 2.

The Feast of St. Zoe of Pamphylia – Saint of the Day

St. Zoe of Pamphylia 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 Turkey in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Married
Profession missionary
Place of Work Turkey
Date of Death 127 AD
Place of Death Turkey
Feast Day May 2
Beatification  
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of  
Saint Zoe of Pamphylia
St. Zoe of Pamphylia

Saint’s Biography

Saint Zoe of Pamphylia was married to Saint Exsuperius. She was the mother of Saint Cyriacus and Saint Theodulus. Her family were Slave owned by a rich, devout worshiper of the ancient Roman gods in Attalia, Pamphylia. St. Zoe’s job was to tend the house dogs and prevent them from biting visitors. She rarely saw her husband as he worked the fields far from the house. One pagan feast day, her family was given meat to sacrifice to an idol. They refused, and the entire family was tortured and murdered. 

Death

Burned to death 127 AD.

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