Book of Saints – Acacius


ACACIUS (ACHATES) (Saint) Bishop (March 31) (3rd century) Surnamed Agathangelus (Good Angel). A Bishop in Phrygia (Asia Minor) who in the Decian persecution (A.D. 250) became famous for having by his prudence and constancy so impressed the tyrant as to obtain his discharge from custody. It is not known how long he survived. He is held in great veneration in the East.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Acacius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 April 2012. Web. 5 August 2021. <>