Saint Phocas the Gardener

detail of a German Saint Phocas the Gardener holy card, date and artist unknownAlso known as

  • Phocas of Hovenier
  • Phocas of Sinope
  • Focas….
  • Fokas….

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Innkeeper. Gardener. Martyr. Used surplus crops to feed the poor. Even cared for the soldiers sent to execute him for being a Christian; he fed and sheltered them, and dug his own grave.

Died

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Phocas the Gardener“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 June 2015. Web. 7 July 2015. <>