Saint Menignus of Parium

detail of a Saint Menignus of Parium holy card by Bertoni, date unknownAlso known as

  • Menigno of Pario

Memorial

Profile

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.

Died

  • 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

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Menignus of Parium“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 March 2016. Web. 31 August 2016. <>