Women Deacons we know by name

During the first millennium tens of thousands of women served as ordained deacons
especially in the Greek-speaking part of the Catholic Church.

map2a Maps of main regions with detailed
information about the women deacons:

*** Greece
*** Asia Minor
*** Gaul & Italy
*** Armenia and Syria
*** Palestine and Egypt

Aeria

Agaliasis

Agathe

Agathokleia

Agrippiane

Alexandra

Alexandria (of Elis)

Amproukla

Anastasia (Palestine)

Anastasia (Syria)

Andromacha

Anna

Anonymous (from Capua)

Arete

Athanasia (Asia Minor)

Athanasia (Greece)

Aurelia

Faustinia

Ausonia

Axia

Basilike

Basilina

Basilis

Basilissa

Casiana

Celerina (Constantinople)

Celerina (Novae)

Charitina

Daughters of Ct. Terentius

Dionysia

Dipka

Domna

Eirene

Eistrategis

Elisanthia

Elaphia

Elladis

Eneon

Epiphaneia

Eufimia

Eugenia (Syria)

Eugenia (Greece)

Eusebia (Constantinople)

Eusebia (of Mylasa)

Goulasis

Helladis

Hilaria

Ida

Jannia (Syria)

Kelsa

Kyrie

Lampadia

Lampadion (of Annei)

Magna

Manaris (of Gaza)

Maria (of Archalais)

Maria (of Moab)

Marthana

Martyria

Masa

Matrona (of Axyfos)

Matrona (of Cosila)

Matrona (of Stobi)

Mesalina

Nikagora

Nonna (of Galatia)

Nonna (of Palestine)

Nune

Palladia

Paula

Pentadia

Philogonis

Phoebe

Posidonia

Pribis

Publia

Romana

Sabinia

Salvina

St Apollonia

St Domnika

St Elizabeth (of Najran)

St Genevieve

St Gorgonia

St Irene

St Justina

St.Lydia

St Macrina

St Melania

St Nonna

St Olympias

St.Platonida

St.Poplia

St Radegunde

St. Tryphena

St Xenia

Seven Martyrs

Severa (of Jerusalem)

Severa (of Phrygia)

Sigolena

Sophia

Susanna

Tatiana

Tetradia

Theodora (of Ticini)

Theodora (of Korykos)

Theodosia

Theodula

Theophila (of Chersonesus)

Theophilia

Theoprepia

Theosebia

Timothea

Two women deacons

Unnamed (of Thrace)

Unnamed deacon

Unnamed deaconess

Valeriana (of Syria)

Zaortha

Zoe