Saint Marcellus of Chalon-sur-Saône

Saint Marcellus of Chalon-sur-SaôneAlso known as

  • Marcellus of Lyons
  • Marcello…
  • Marcelo…
  • Marcel…
  • Marceau…

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Priest in Lyons in Gaul (in modern France). Imprisoned for his faith during the persecutions of Marcus Aurelius, when released he became a missionary along the Saône River. Arrested again, he was publicly tortured during a pagan festival, then buried to the waist and left to die of his wounds and exposure; it took three days. Martyr.

Died

  • 178 in Chalons-sur-Saône, Gallia Lugdunensis (modern France)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Marcellus of Chalon-sur-Saône“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 September 2017. Web. 21 November 2017. <>