Priest. Functionary of the vicarius Urbis. Christian teacher of Saint Anastasia of Sirmium, the daughter of the Roman noble Praetextatus. Thrown into prison during the persecution of Diocletian, he comforted Anastasia by his letters. Martyred under Diocletian.
- beheaded on 23 November 304 at Aquileia, Italy
- his corpse was thrown into the sea, washed ashore, and was buried by the aged priest, Zoilus, at Venice, Italy
- his head is in the Church of Saint Chrysogonus, Rome, Italy
- “Saint Chrysogonus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 January 2016. Web. 1 May 2016. <>