Mar 03

Saint Asterius, senator and martyr

March 3rd III century

Asterius (Masculino)
Other saints
Other saints named Asterius
in Cesarea de Palestina, in current Israel
March 3rd
In Cesarea of Palestine, Saints Marinus, Soldatus, and Asterius, Senator, martyrs under Emperor Galienus. The first, betrayed that he was Christian by an envious colleague, professed their faith to the judge with very clear words, and beheaded, reached the Crown of martyrdom. Asterius, for having honoured the body of the martyr extending below the own cloth with which it was covered, was at the same time martyred (c. 260). Roman martyrology