Theodore, Philippa and companions

Theodore, Philippa, and companions were martyrs, who suffered crucifixion during the reign of Elagabalus. Theodore of Perge was a Roman soldier, and Philippa was his mother. Their companions who suffered martyrdom with them, included Socrates, a fellow soldier, Dionysius, a convert to Christianity who thitherto was a pagan priest, and Dioscorus.[1]

Saints Theodore, Philippa, Dioscorus, Socrates, and Dionysius
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Martyrs
Died220
Pamphylia
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church
CanonizedPre-congregation
Feast20 September Roman Catholic 21 April Eastern Orthodox

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