(Saint) Martyr (January 23) (1st century) One of the seven deacons ordained by the Apostles (Acts 6:5). Tradition says that after a long life spent in preaching the Gospel in Asia Minor he was put to death as a Christian at Philippi in Macedonia, under the Emperor Trajan, about A.D. 98.
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Parmenas”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 August 2016. Web. 20 January 2017. <>