Exuperius and Zoe

Saints Exuperius and Zoe
Martyrs
Died 127
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Eastern Orthodox Church[1]
Canonized Pre-congregation
Feast 2 May

Saints Exuperius and Zoe (died 127 AD) are 2nd century Christian martyrs. They were a married couple who were slaves of a pagan in Pamphylia. They were killed along with their sons, Cyriacus and Theodolus, for refusing to participate in pagan rites when their son was born.[2]

Notes

  1. ^ (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἕσπερος καὶ Ζωὴ οἱ Μάρτυρες καὶ τὰ τέκνα αὐτῶν Κυριάκος καὶ Θεόδουλος. 2 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  2. ^ Catholic Online
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