Saint Andronicus of Ephesus

Saints Andronicus, Probus, and TarachusMemorial


Born to a prominent family in Ephesus. Tried and tortured for the crime of Christianity in Tarsus, Mopsuestia and Anazarbus in Cilicia during the persecutions of Galerius and Diocletian; local Christians at each town made records of the examinations and abuse. Martyr.


  • Ephesus


  • beheaded in 304 in the amphitheatre of Anazarbus, Cilicia
  • body left for animals to destroy, but local Christians recovered and buried him


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Andronicus of Ephesus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 July 2020. Web. 21 April 2021. <>