Saint Acacius of Byzantium

Saint Acacius of Byzantium reliquary; scanned from an old holy card; photographer unknown, artist unknownAlso known as

  • Acacius of Constantinople
  • Acato of Avila
  • Acathius
  • Achatius
  • Agathius
  • Agathus
  • Agazio (in Calabria)
  • Cuenca (in Spain)

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Christian centurian in the imperial Roman army stationed in Thrace. Tortured and executed in the persecutions of Diocletian. Several churches in Constantinople dedicated to him, including one dedicated by Constantine the Great. One of the Fourteen Holy Helpers.

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  • “Saint Acacius of Byzantium“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 August 2021. Web. 1 December 2021. <>