Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saints Socrates and Stephen, Martyrs


Their names are illustrious in the British Martyrologies. They suffered during the persecution of Dioclesian. Many churches in Wales were formerly dedicated to their memory; and they are thought to have glorified God by their death in that part of Britain.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saints Socrates and Stephen, Martyrs”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 September 2013. Web. 21 March 2018. <>