Saint Heliconis of Thessalonica

detail of a Saint Heliconis holy card by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Eliconide
  • Helconis
  • Helicondes
  • Heliconides

Memorial

Profile

Tortured, mutilated and martyred in the persecutions of Decius for refusing to worship idols.

Born

  • at Thessalonica

Died

  • beheaded c.250 at Corinth, Greece
  • legend says that milk, not blood, poured from the wound

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Heliconis of Thessalonica“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 May 2016. Web. 25 August 2016. <>