Book of Saints – Xystus III

detail of a bas-relief portrait medallion of Pope Saint Sixtus III, date and artist unknown; Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome, ItalyArticle

(Sixtus) (Saint) Pope (March 28) (5th century) The successor of Saint Celestine in Saint Peter’s Chair. He continued the work of his holy predecessor, especially the defence of Saint Cyril and of the Council of Ephesus. He died A.D. 440.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Xystus III”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 March 2017. Web. 27 January 2021. <>