Roman Rite Calendar - 06/18
18 June; confined to local calendars since 1969
Born to pagan parents. Twin brother of Saint Mark. Convert to Christianity. May have been a deacon. Imprisoned for his faith during the persecution of Maximian Herculeus. Visited in prison by Saint Sebastian who encouraged him not to give in. Martyr.
nailed to a post and pierced with a lance in 286
buried near the Catacomb of Saint Domitilla
graves re-discovered in 1902
All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index