Book of Saints – Venantius – 18 May

detail from the painting 'Saint Peter Martyr and Saint Venetianus of Camerino' by Carlo Crivelli, 1482, Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, ItalyArticle

(Saint) Martyr (May 18) (3rd century) A Christian youth who, at the age of eighteen, was beheaded on account of his religion, at Camerino near Ancona in Italy, in the persecution under Decius (A.D. 250). His cultus in comparatively modern times has become widespread. Two other Christians suffered with him.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Venantius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 June 2017. Web. 22 January 2019. <>