Book of Saints – Pontianus – 19 January

Saint Ponziano of SpoletoArticle

(Saint) Martyr (January 19) (2nd century) An Italian Martyr who suffered at Spoleto under the Emperor Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 169). He was, according to custom, put to the torture before being beheaded. We have a detailed account of the Passion of this brave Christian, which appears to be substantially accurate.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Pontianus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 December 2016. Web. 29 March 2017. <>