New Catholic Dictionary – Saints Mark and Marcellian


Martyrs, died 286. They were twin sons of pagan parents, and were cast into prison for professing Christianity. Saint Sebastian visited them and encouraged them to persevere; they were nailed to posts and pierced with lances. Their bodies were buried near the Catacomb of Saint Domitilla. Feast, Roman Calendar, 18 June.

MLA Citation

  • “Saints Mark and Marcellian”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 June 2013. Web. 22 September 2021. <>