New Catholic Dictionary – Saints Abdon and Sennen


Martyrs. Persian noblemen, died in Rome, Italy, c.250. They were tortured and beheaded in the persecution under Decius. First buried in the house of Quirinus, their bodies were later translated to the cemetery of Pontianus. Patrons of coopers. Relics, according to Bollandists at Rome. Feast, Roman Calendar, 30 July.

MLA Citation

  • “Saints Abdon and Sennen”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 April 2012. Web. 20 September 2021. <>