Book of Saints – Faustus – 7 August

detail of a Saint Faustus of Milan holy card by Bertoni, date unknownArticle

(Saint) Martyr (August 7) (2nd century) It is a tradition that this Saint Faustus was a soldier who gave his life for Christ after enduring many tortures at Milan during the reign of Commodus (A.D. 180-A.D. 193); but neither at Milan nor elsewhere are there any particulars extant.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Faustus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 August 2016. Web. 20 September 2021. <>