Saint Hermes of Adrianople

Also known as

  • Ermete

Memorial

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Bishop of Heraclea. During the persecutions of Diocletian, Saint Hermes and Saint Philip were ordered by governor Basso to close their church and turn over all scriptures and other documents, and all altar furnishings. When Hermes explained that he had no authority to do so, the two were imprisoned, flogged and executed. Martyr.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Hermes of Adrianople“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 October 2014. Web. 18 November 2017. <>