Brother of Saint Tiburtius; married to Saint Cecilia. Convert to Christianity. Ministered to Christians imprisoned for their faith. Arrested and tortured for their ministry. Offered his freedom if he would sacrifice to pagan idols; he declined. Martyr.
- beaten to death in 229 Rome, Italy
- legend says that a violent storm broke out as they died, leading to the patronage against storms
- “Saint Valerian of Trastevere“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 April 2010. Web. 30 May 2016. <>