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 Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Peter Exorcista
  • Peter the Deacon

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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.

Born

  • Roman citizen

Died

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Peter the Exorcist“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 June 2015. Web. 31 July 2015. <>