Saint Hesychius of Antioch

Also known as

  • Esichio

Memorial

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Imperial Roman soldier during a period of persecution. Suddenly moved to proclaim his faith, he threw off his military belt and announced himself a Christian. He was promptly executed. Martyr.

Died

  • drowned c.303 in the River Orontes near Antioch (modern Antakya, Turkey)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Hesychius of Antioch“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 May 2015. Web. 24 May 2015. <>