Book of Saints – Primus and Donatus

main article for Saint Primus the DeaconArticle

(Saints) Martyrs (February 9) (4th century) Two African deacons who were done to death by the Donatist heretics while striving to defend an Altar which the latter were bent on destroying out of hatred of the Catholic worship (A.D. 362). Saint Optatus has left us a vivid account of their Passion.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Primus and Donatus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 December 2016. Web. 25 July 2017. <>