Saint Sosthenes of Colophon

Also known as

  • Sosthenes of Corinth



First century leader of the synagogue at Corinth. Convert, led to the faith by Saint Paul the Apostle, and mentioned in the opening of the 1st Epistle to the Corinthians. First bishop of Colophon, Asia Minor. Martyr.


Additional Information


Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother, to the church of God that is in Corinth, to you who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be holy, with all those everywhere who call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours. – 1st Corinthians 1:1-2

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Sosthenes of Colophon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 November 2016. Web. 29 September 2021. <>