Book of Saints – Antoninus – 22 August


ANTONINUS (Saint) Martyr (August 22) (2nd century) One of the public executioners in Rome under the Emperor Commodus. While awaiting the result of the trial of Saint Eusebius and other Christians (A.D. 186), he saw a vision of Angels and, proclaiming himself a Christian, was himself beheaded, winning first of all that company, the Martyr’s crown.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Antoninus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 July 2012. Web. 23 April 2019. <>