Saint Barachisius

Pictorial Lives of the Saints image for Saint Jonas, Barachisius and Their Companions, MartyrsAlso known as

  • Berikjesu

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Monk. Went with Saint Jonas of Hubaham, his brother and fellow monk, to Hubaham, Persia, to minister to Chistians imprisoned for their faith during the reign of King Sapor II. They were arrested, beaten, tortured, and martyred for this service, and for refusing to worship the sun, moon, fire and water. Eyewitness descriptions of their trial and execution have survived to today.

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  • “Saint Barachisius“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 March 2016. Web. 25 August 2016. <>