Saint Aedesius of Alexandria

Also known as

  • Edese
  • Edesio
  • Edesius
  • Edessa

Memorial

Profile

Brother of Saint Apphian of Caesarea. Publicly reproved a judge who had forced nuns to work in brothels in order to break them of their faith during the persecutions of emperor Maximinus. For this, he was imprisoned, tortured and executed. Martyr.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Aedesius of Alexandria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 May 2020. Web. 30 September 2020. <>