Book of Saints – Aderitus


ADERITUS (ABDERITUS, ADERY) (St.) Bp. (2nd cent.) A Greek by birth and the first successor of St. Apollinaris (the missionary sent thither by the Apostle St. Peter) in the See of Ravenna, where he died early in the second century. No reliable account of his life now exists. His body, originally buried outside the walls of Ravenna, was in the Middle Ages enshrined in one of the chief churches of the city.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Aderitus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 May 2012. Web. 23 July 2018. <>