Married layman. fuller and cloth dyer. Tortured, his fingers hacked off, and executed in the persecutions of Decius for tearing down an edict suppressing the faith. Martyr.
- beheaded c.250 in the Greek city of Parium in the Hellespont (in modern Turkey)
- witnesses say they saw his soul leave the mouth of his severed head in the form of a dove
- “Saint Menignus of Parium“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 March 2013. Web. 30 July 2015. <>