Book of Saints – Theodore – 7 February

19th century engraving of Saint Theodore Stratelates by R Stang; swiped from WellCome ImagesArticle

(Saint) Martyr (February 7) (4th century) A General in the army of the Emperor Licinius. The latter continued to persecute Christianity in the East even after the general peace of the Church had been assured by Constantine. Saint Theodore was one of the victims of Licinius. He suffered at Heraclea in Thrace (A.D. 318), and is greatly venerated by the Greeks.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Theodore”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 February 2017. Web. 23 March 2017. <>