Saint Nilus of Phunon

Memorial

Profile

Bishop in Egypt. Sentenced to forced labour in a rock quarry and martyred in the persecution of Diocletian. Noted for celebrating Mass in prison.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Nilus of Phunon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 September 2013. Web. 26 April 2015. <>