Book of Saints – Apollonius – 18 April


APOLLONIUS (Saint) Martyr (April 18) (2nd century) A Roman Senator who, accused of being a Christian by one of his slaves, was condemned to be beheaded (A.D. 186). He is called Apollonius the Apologist, on account of his eloquent speech before the Senate, in defense of the Faith. Saint Jerome and Eusebius refer to this speech as one full of eloquence and of sacred and profane learning.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Apollonius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 July 2012. Web. 17 January 2019. <>