Saint Martinian of Rome

a painting of the martyrdom of Saint Processus and Saint Martinianus; Valentin de Boulogne, 1630; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageMemorial

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Prison guard at the Mamertine prison in Rome, Italy. Worked with Saint Processus. Guarded Saint Peter the Apostle and Saint Paul the Apostle when they were imprisoned in Rome. Converted to Christianity and baptized by them. Tortured and executed in the persecutions of Nero. Martyr.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Martinian of Rome“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 June 2015. Web. 6 July 2015. <>