Saint Euplus of Catania

Saint Euplus of CataniaAlso known as

  • Euplio
  • Euplius

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Deacon. Tortured and martyred by order of governor Calvisianus in the persecutions of Diocletian for the crime of possessing a copy of the Gospels. His copy of the Scripture was taken when he was arrested; in court he was asked if he had any other copies, and he began to recite them from memory.

Died

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Euplus of Catania“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 August 2016. Web. 28 August 2016. <>