Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Pancras, St., or Pancratius, a Roman youth of noble family who suffered martyrdom under Diocletian about 304 A.D., at the age of fourteen. In early times he shared with St. Nicholas the patronage of boys. He is usually represented trampling on a Saracen and bearing either the martyr's palm or a sword or stone.

“Where the grace and love of God is shed into the soul, all will follow.”
–Richard Sibbes, Description of Christ