Oct 30

Saint Marcellus of Tangier

October 30th III century

In Tangier, of Mauritania, passion of saint Marcellus, centurion, that on the day of the Emperor's birthday, while others were sacrificing, he removed the insignia of his positions and threw them at the foot of the banners, claiming that by being a Christian he could not continue to maintain the military oath, because he should only obey Christ, and he was immediately beheaded, thus causing his martyrdom. Roman martyrology