Fed and ministered to prisoners who were arrested and tortured in the persecutions of Emperor Valerian. When the prisoners were taken into the court for their show trial and the judge began questioning them, none would speak. Finally Codratus called out from the gallery, “We are all Christians, servants of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Martyr.
- c.258 in Nicomedië, Asia Minor (in modern Turkey)
- “Saint Codratus of Nicomedië“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 March 2013. Web. 24 May 2015. <>