Saint Peter the Exorcist

detail of a statue of Saint Marcellinus; date and artist unknown; photographed on 5 September 2007 by Agridecumantes; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Peter Exorcista
  • Peter the Deacon



Exorcist in Rome, Italy. Helped convert Saint Artemius of Rome, Saint Candida of Rome, and Saint Paulina of Rome. Known for his piety and dedication to his work. Worked with and was martyred with Saint Marcellinus in the persecutions of Diocletian. His name is mentioned in the first Eucharistic prayer.


  • Roman citizen



MLA Citation

  • “Saint Peter the Exorcist“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 October 2016. Web. 26 October 2016. <>