Faustus, Abibus and Dionysius of Alexandria

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Saints Faustus, Abibus & Dionysius
Martyrs
Born Egypt
Died 250
Egypt
Venerated in Coptic Orthodox Church

Faustus, Abibus and Dionysius of Alexandria (died 250) were Christian martyrs put to death under Decius in 250.

Faustus was a priest, Abibus was a deacon, and Dionysius was a lector. They were executed with several others, who include:

  • Andronicus, a soldier
  • Andropelagia,
  • Cyriacus, an acolyte
  • another Cyriacus,
  • Theocistus, a sea captain
  • Macarius,
  • Andreas,
  • Sarpambo,
  • Thecla, and
  • Caldote.

The Roman Martyrology lists only Faustus and Macarius with 10 companions. Their feast day is celebrated on September 6.

References[edit]

  • Holweck, F. G. A Biographical Dictionary of the Saints. St. Louis, MO: B. Herder Book Co. 1924.