Saint Maruthas

detail from a miniature of the Menology of Basil II, c.985, artist unknown; Vatican Library, Rome, Italy; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Apostle of Iran
  • Apostle of Persia
  • Maruf

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Bishop of Maiferkat, Mesopotamia. He reorganized the Church adminstration in Syria and Persia. Collected the stories (called the Passiones) of Syrian and Persian martyrs. Hymnist. Friend of Saint John Chrysostom.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Maruthas“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 February 2020. Web. 26 November 2020. <>