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Saint Erastus

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Treasurer of the city of Corinth, Greece. Convert, brought to the faith by Saint Paul the Apostle. Assisted Paul, especially around Corinth. Bishop of Philippi, Macedonia. Martyr.

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Erastus, the city treasurer, and our brother Quartus greet you. – Romans 16:23

Then he sent to Macedonia two of his assistants, Timothy and Erastus, while he himself stayed for a while in the province of Asia. – Acts 19:22

Erastus remained in Corinth, while I left Trophimus sick at Miletus. – 2nd Timothy 4:20

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Erastus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2017. Web. 20 October 2018. <>

Saint Theonestus of Philippi

Saint Theonestus of PhilippiAlso known as

  • Teonesto
  • Teonisto
  • Tonisto

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Bishop of Philippi in Macedonia. Exiled by Arians. Missionary to the area of modern Germany where he worked with Saint Alban of Mainz. Forced to flee ahead of invading Vandals. When the Vandals caught up to Theonestus, he was murdered for his fidelity to the faith. Martyr.

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  • “Saint Theonestus of Philippi“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 October 2016. Web. 20 October 2018. <>