Saint Theodoret of Antioch

Also known as

  • Theodore
  • Teodoreto
  • Theodoritus



Priest in Antioch (in modern Turkey) where he served as the treasurer of the diocese. Effectively eliminated paganism in area of influence. Imprisoned, tortured and martyred in the persecutions of Julian the Apostate for refusing to surrender sacred vessels used in the Mass.


  • beheaded in 362 in Antioch, Syria (modern Antakya, Turkey)
  • his executioners claimed to have seen angels around him


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Theodoret of Antioch“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 June 2018. Web. 4 July 2020. <>