Book of Saints – Firmus and Rusticus

Saint Firmus of Verona and Saint Rusticus of Verona in a detail from the painting 'Saint Proculus, Saint Firmus and Saint Rusticus with an Angel'; by Sebastiano Ricci, 1704; Bergamo, Italy; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(Saints) Martyrs (August 9) (3rd century) Two relatives, prominent citizens of Bergamo in Lombardy, who were scourged and beheaded for the Christian Faith under the Emperor Maximinian at Verona at the end of the third century. Their relics at one time transported to Africa, were brought back later to Italy, part being now at Bergamo, part at Verona.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Firmus and Rusticus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 August 2016. Web. 13 June 2021. <>