Saint Asterius of Edessa

Memorial

Profile

Executioner who killed Christians until his exposure to them converted him to the faith. Martyred in the persecutions of Numerian.

Born

Died

  • 284 at Edessa, Mesopotamia

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Asterius of Edessa“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 August 2012. Web. 29 March 2015. <>