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.

“Satan will object, Thou art a great sinner. We may answer, Christ is a strong saviour.”
–Richard Sibbes, The Bruised Reed and Smoking Flax