Saint Cyprian of Antioch

detail of a colour photogravure image of Saint Cyprian and Saint Justina, 1898, artist unknown; Wellcome Museum, London, England; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsMemorial

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Pagan magician. He tried to use his dark arts to seduce Saint Justina, who had consecrated her virginity to God. He not only failed to overcome her faith, he was converted to Christianity. Priest. Bishop of Antioch, Pisidia. Martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Died

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Cyprian of Antioch“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 April 2021. Web. 16 September 2021. <>