St. Benjamin (Patron of Persia)

Saint Benjamin medal

Patron Saint: Persia

Additional Patronages: Evangalists

Name Meaning: Son of the Right Hand

Born: Late 300 AD Persia

Died: 324 in Persia

Why he is venerated by the Holy Roman Catholic Church:

Deacon

Preacher in the street

Imprisoned and tortured for his Faith

Martyr by impaling