One of the seven deacons appointed by the Apostles to minister to Hellenized Jews of Jerusalem who had converted to Christianity. Their work is described in the Acts of the Apostles. Parmenas preached in Asia Minor. Martyred in the persecutions of Trajan.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Parmenas the Deacon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 October 2013. Web. 30 May 2015. <>