Martyr (286 or 303). He was a Roman comedian who, during a derisive theatrical representation of Baptism, was converted; he suffered under Diocletian. Patron of theatrical performers and musicians, invoked against epilepsy. Relics partly in San Giovanni della Pigna, partly in San Susanna di Termini, and the chapel of Saint Lawrence. Feast, 25 August.
- “Saint Genesius”. . CatholicSaints.Info. 21 May 2013. Web. 29 August 2015. <>