(Saints) Martyrs (February 1) (3rd century) A priest of Smyrna who, with fifteen other Christians, died for the Faith in the persecution under the Emperor Decius (A.D. 250). They were burned at the stake after having previously been put to the torture in its most aggravated form.
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Pionius and Others”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 November 2016. Web. 16 January 2017. <>