Saint Mozio of Constantinople

image of Saint Mozio of Constantinople; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Mocio

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Born to a wealthy imperial Roman family. Priest. Ordered by governor Laodicio to make a sacrifice to the god Bacchus, Mozio refused; he was tortured by was not harmed by it and still refused to make the sacrifice. Martyr.

Born

  • Amphipolis, Macedonia

Died

  • beheaded in 295 in Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey)
  • by 402 there was a church was built over his grave

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Mozio of Constantinople“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 May 2015. Web. 8 December 2016. <>