Book of Saints – Modestus – 12 February

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(Saint) Martyr (February 12) (4th century) A Martyr of the persecution under Diocletian (about A.D. 304), either at Beneventum in Italy, or, as others maintain, in Rome itself. The ancient Lections read in his Festival Office describe him as a deacon, by birth a native of Sardinia; and add that, after enduring much torture, he was scalded to death by being thrown into a bath of boiling

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Modestus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 January 2016. Web. 16 February 2019. <>