St. Jason

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 07/12
Tridentine Calendar - 07/12


Patron Of: Converts

Profile
    Acts 17:5-9 says that Saint Paul stayed at Jason's home in Thessalonica, and he is mentioned in Romans 16:21. Legend says he was bishop of Tarsus in Cilicia, and evangelized the Greek island of Corfu. While imprisoned for preaching the faith, he helped convert the Martyrs of Corfu.

Died
    torn apart by wild animals

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation


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