Saint Silvanus of Rome

the painting 'The Martyrdom of Saint Felicity and Her Seven Sons'; Francesco Coghetti, 19th century; parish church in Ranica, Bergamo, Italy; photographed on 15 December 2007 by Ago76; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageMemorial


Born to the Roman nobility, son of Saint Felicitas of Rome; one of the Seven Holy Brothers. His father died when the boy was very young. Martyred along with his whole family in the persecutions of Emperor Antoninus.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Silvanus of Rome“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 July 2015. Web. 25 November 2015. <>