New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Donatus


Martyr, Bishop of Arezzo, born Nicomedia; died Rome, Italy, 362. He was educated at Rome, fled to Arezzo during the persecution of Diocletian, and was elected bishop in 346. He suffered torments and was put to death. Relics at Ostia. Feast, Roman Calendar, 7 August.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Donatus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 October 2012. Web. 13 June 2021. <>