Book of Saints – Evasius – 1 December


EVASIUS (Saint) Bishop, Martyr (December 1) (4th century) A Saint of whom at the present day we have no trustworthy account. The tradition is that Pope Saint Sylvester consecrated him first Bishop of Asti in Piedmont, that he laboured zealously for the good of his fiock, that he was driven from his See by the Arian Emperor Constantius, and that with many others he was put to the sword under Julian the Apostate, A.D. 362, at a place later called after him Casale Sant’ Evasale, now simply

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Evasius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 January 2013. Web. 17 January 2022. <>