Saint Marcellian

Saints Marcus and Marcellianus, Martyrs, from Pictorial Lives of the SaintsAlso known as

  • Marcellianus



Son of Saint Tranquillinus of Rome who raised him a pagan before his own conversion. Twin brother of Saint Mark. Convert to Christianity. May have been a deacon. Imprisoned for his faith during the persecutions of Maximian Herculeus. Visited in prison by Saint Sebastian who encouraged him not to give in. Martyr.



MLA Citation

  • “Saint Marcellian“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 November 2018. Web. 22 September 2021. <>