New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Eusebius

woodcut of Saint Eusebius of Rome, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiArticle

Confessor, Roman patrician and priest, died Rome, Italy, 357. When Pope Liberius, having subscribed to the Arian formula of Sirmium, was permitted by the Emperor Constantius to return to Rome, Eusebius, an ardent defender of the Nicene Creed, publicly denounced the pope and emperor. He was arrested and imprisoned, and died seven months later. Relics in church of San Eusebio, Rome. Feast, Roman Calendar, 14 August.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Eusebius”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 August 2016. Web. 27 September 2016. <>