Saint Agape of Thessalonica

detail of an icon of Saint Agape of ThessalonicaAlso known as

  • Acapis

Memorial

Profile

Sister of Saint Chionia and Saint Irene. Convicted of possessing the Scriptures despite a prohibition issued in 303 by Emperor Diocletian. She was ordered to sacrifice to pagan gods; she refused. Martyr.

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Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Agape of Thessalonica“. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 March 2017. Web. 30 April 2017. <>