Saint Nazarius of Rome

illustration of Saint Nazarius and Saint Celsus being led to their martyrdom; from Pictorial Lives of the SaintsMemorial


His father was a pagan imperial Roman army officer, his mother Saint Perpetua of Rome. Raised a Christian and taught religion by Saint Peter the Apostle. Friend of and co-worker with Saint Celsus. Evangelized in Milan. Martyred in the first persecution of Nero.




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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Nazarius of Rome“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 June 2012. Web. 2 April 2015. <>