Saint Mercury of Lentini

Also known as

  • Mercury of Leontium
  • Mercurius

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Officer in the imperial Roman army. Led a group of soldiers escorting Christian prisoners to trial during the persecutions of emperor Licinius and governor Tertyllus. Mercurius and many of his men were converted to the faith by the prisoners while on the road, and were martyred with them.

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Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Mercury of Lentini“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 October 2015. Web. 24 August 2016. <>