Saint Acacius

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Saint Acasius
Born 3rd century
Armenia
Died 4th century
Honored in
Roman Catholicism
Feast November 27

Saint Acacius was a 4th-century priest who lived in Sebaste, Armenia, during Diocletian's persecution. He was arrested and executed under the governor Maximus with seven women and one Hirenarchus, who was so impressed with the devotion to their faith he became a Christian and suffered the same fate.

Sources[edit]

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "St. Acacius". Catholic Encyclopedia. Robert Appleton Company.