Book of Saints – Sabinus, Exuperantius, Marcellus, Venustianus and Others

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(December 30) (Saints) Martyrs (4th century) Martyrs at Spoleto (Italy) in the persecution under Diocletian. Saint Sabinus was a Bishop, and Exuperantius and Marcellus, two of his deacons. But Venustianus was the governor of Etruria or Tuscany. To him Maximian Herculeus, the savage colleague of Diocletian, had addressed a special Decree enjoining the persecution to death of all Christians,/a>. Becoming himself a convert, Venustianus, with his wife and family, shared at Assisi the fate of the two deacons, who were beheaded. Saint Sabinus had his hands cut off, and died in prison A.D. 302.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Sabinus, Exuperantius, Marcellus, Venustianus and Others”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 December 2016. Web. 25 October 2020. <>