St. Nereus

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 05/12


Memorial
    12 May

Profile
    Soldier in the imperial Roman army, and a member of the Praetorian Guard. Convert to Christianity, baptized by Saint Peter the Apostle. Exiled for his faith, he suffered with Saint Flavia Domitilla, and was martyred with his brother, Saint Achilleus.

Died
    beheaded in 98

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation



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