Saints of the Day – Sarbellius and Barbea, Martyrs


(also known as Sharbel and Bebaia) Died 101. This is a brother and sister pair who were tortured with red-hot irons and martyred at Edessa under Trajan. Before his conversion, Thatueles Sarbellius had been the pagan high priest of Edessa (Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 November 2021. Web. 30 November 2021. <>