Book of Saints – Paternus – 21 August

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(Saint) Martyr (August 21) (3rd century) An Egyptian Christian who, coming as a pilgrim to Rome during the reign of either Decius or Valerian, that is, in some year between A.D. 250 and A.D. 260, was arrested in a neighbouring town on account of his religion, and expired in the dungeon into which he was thrown.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Paternus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 August 2016. Web. 14 December 2018. <>