Eusignius of Antioch

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Saint Eusignius
Martyr
Born 252
Died 362
Antioch
Honored in
Roman Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church
Canonized Pre-Congregation
Feast 5 August

Eusignius was a martyred Roman soldier. At the age of 110, Eusignius converted to Christianity, and after refusing to sacrifice to the Roman gods, was beheaded in 362 at Antioch.[1]

Eusiginius is one of the 140 Colonnade saints which adorn St. Peter's Square.

References[edit]

  1. ^ St. Eusignius Catholic Online