Book of Saints – Theonas

main article for Saint Theonas of AlexandriaArticle

(Saint) Bishop (August 23) (3rd century) The successor (A.D. 282) of Saint Maximus and predecessor of the better known Saint Peter Martyr in the Patriarchal See of Alexandria. The records of his Episcopate seem to have perished in the destruction of all Sacred Writings under Diocletian. Saint Theonas himself was allowed to die in peace (A.D. 300). He is said to have been a zealous opponent of the Sabellian heretics, numerous and influential in his time.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Theonas”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 August 2016. Web. 18 December 2018. <>