Saint Menignus of Parium

Saint Menignus of PariumAlso known as

  • Menigno of Pario

Memorial

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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. 3 August 2015. Web. 4 September 2015. <>