Saint Modest

Saint Modest

Saint Modest or in Latin sanctus Modestus, can refer to any of the following saints:
*Saint Modestus, legendary educator of St. Vitus, martyr under Diocletian (circa AD 304) - see also Sts. Vitus, Modestus, and Crescentia; feast on June 15
*Saint Modestus, deacon, martyr by burning on Sardinia in AD 303; feast on February 12
*Saint Modest, bishop of Trier, †489
*Saint Modestus of Carinthia, presumably Irish, dispatched by Saint Virgil of Salzburg, as a missionary to the Slavs of Carantania; died circa 770; feast on February 5
*Saint Modestus of Jerusalem
*Saints Tiberius and Modestus, martyrs at Agde under Diocletian; especially venerated in the diocese of Montpellier


*Dr. J. Van der Schaar, "Woordenboek van voornamen" (a dictionary of Chrsitian names, in Dutch)

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