St. Mercurius

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 11/25


Memorial
    25 November

Profile
    Scythian Christian soldier who distinguished himself against the barbarians, and gained the notice of Decius. Refused to sacrifice to Artemis, and so was tortured and executed at Caesarea. Some versions of his story include angelic visions and messages received in dreams, but his being a soldier and martyr is all we really know.

Died
    martyred



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