Saint Dionysius of Phrygia

statue of Saint Dionysius of Phrygia, colonnade of Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy; c.1666 by Lazzaro MorelliMemorial

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Pagan priest who converted to Christianity. Martyred in the persecutions of Emperor Elagabalus.

Died

  • crucified at Pergen, Pamphylia, Asia Minor (in modern Turkey)

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Dionysius of Phrygia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 September 2016. Web. 13 June 2021. <>