Book of Saints – Parmenas

main article for Saint Parmenas the DeaconArticle

(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.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Parmenas”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 August 2016. Web. 14 December 2018. <>