Saint Ponticus of Lugdunum

Memorial

Profile

A young boy, one of a group of 48 Christians from the areas of Vienne and Lyon in France, who were attacked by a pagan mob, arrested and tried for their faith, and murdered in the persecutions of Marcus Aurelius. A letter describing their fate, possibly written by Saint Irenaeus of Lyons, was sent to the churches in the Middle East.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ponticus of Lugdunum“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 November 2016. Web. 18 October 2017. <>