Book of Saints – Marcellus – 1 November


(Saint) Bishop (November 1) (5th century) On the death of Prudentius, Bishop of Paris, this Saint was acclaimed his successor by clergy and people, on account of his great virtue and wonderful gift of miracles. He probably died at the beginning of the fifth century, but, according to some authors, he survived until A.D. 436. He was buried in the old Christian cemetery outside the walls of Paris, where now is the suburb of Saint-Marceau. His relics disappeared from the Cathedral during the great Revolution. A well-known Paris church has Saint Marcellus for its Title.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Marcellus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 November 2014. Web. 29 July 2021. <>