Saint Ammon of Heraclea

Memorial

Profile

Deacon. Martyred in the persecutions of Emperor Licinius along with 40 young women whom he brought to Christianity.

Died

  • 313 at Heraclea, Thrace (part of modern Macedonia) by having a red-hot helmet placed on his head

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ammon of Heraclea“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 July 2012. Web. 27 May 2015. <>