Memorial: 31 March
Profile: Deacon. Imprisoned for a year for his faith, he was released on condition that he never speak of Christianity where he couldbe heard by any of the royal court. Benjamin then became a street preacher, proclaiming the word any place he could find people. For his obstinant evangelization during th epersecutions of King Varanes, he was arrested, tortured and martyred.
Died: Impaled on a stake C. 424 in Persia
Name Meaning: Son of the right hand