St. Antoninus of Syria

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 09/02


Memorial
    2 September

Profile
    Stonemason in predominently pagan Aribazus, Syria. He denounced their non-Christian practices of neighbors, and became a hermit for two years. He then returned to his village and destroyed the pagan idols there. He afterwards moved to Apamea, Syria where he built a church. Martyr.

Died
    martyred in the 4th century in Apamea, Syria

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation



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