Saint Aedesius of Alexandria

Also known as

  • Edessa
  • Edesio

Memorial

Profile

Brother of Saint Apphian of Caesarea. Publicly reproved a judge who had forced nuns to work in brothels in order to break them of their faith during the persecutions of emperor Maximinus. For this, he was imprisoned, tortured and executed. Martyr.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Aedesius of Alexandria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 April 2017. Web. 24 July 2017. <>