Saint Edisto

Also known as

  • Aristo
  • Hedisto
  • Oreste
  • Rest

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Profile

Born to the imperial Roman nobility. Soldier. Equerry to emperor Nero. Convert, baptized by Saint Peter the Apostle. Betrayed by a servant for the crime of being a Christian during the persecutions of Nero, Edisto was captured by soldiers during a covert Mass with four other congregants. Martyr.

Died

Canonized

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Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Edisto“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 October 2013. Web. 27 May 2015. <>