Saint Hermes of Adrianople

Also known as

  • Ermete



Bishop of Heraclea. During the persecutions of Diocletian, Saint Hermes and Saint Philip were ordered by governor Basso to close their church and turn over all scriptures and other documents, and all altar furnishings. When Hermes explained that he had no authority to do so, the two were imprisoned, flogged and executed. Martyr.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Hermes of Adrianople“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 June 2018. Web. 1 December 2021. <>