Saint Zenas of Philadelphia

Also known as

  • Zena

Memorial

Profile

Former slave of Saint Zeno. After being freed, he stayed with Zeno as a servant, and became public about his Christianity. Imprisoned, tortured and martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Died

  • beheaded in 304 in Philadelphia in Arabia near the Dead Sea (probably refers to Rabbath-Ammon east of Palestine, the modern Amman, Jordan)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Zenas of Philadelphia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 June 2016. Web. 10 December 2016. <>