Book of Saints – Porphyrius

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(Saint) (August 20) (Date unknown) Beyond the name registered as above and the assertion added that through him Saint Agapitus the Martyr became a Christian, we have no record of this Saint. The learned go so far as to suspect that the insertion is a mistake, and that this Saint Porphyrius is identical with his namesake of Camerino in Umbria, Saint Agapitus having also been mistakenly written for Saint “Venantius.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Porphyrius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 August 2016. Web. 22 January 2019. <>