Book of Saints – Porphyrius

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(Saint) Martyr (September 15) (4th century) Of this Saint the same story is told as of Saint Genesius. He was an actor and, while mimicking the ceremonies of Christian Baptism, suddenly felt the grace of God, and publicly declared himself a believer. He was playing before the Emperor Julian the Apostate, and paid for his conversion with his life (A.D. 362).

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Porphyrius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 September 2016. Web. 30 July 2021. <>