Lived at Soissons, Gaul (in modern France). May have been a missionary from Rome, Italy. Fled during the persecution of Diocletian, but was captured. When brought to court, he made a bold, public statement of faith. Tortured and martyred with Saint Rufinus.
- “Saint Valerius of Soissons“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 June 2009. Web. 18 April 2015. <>