Saint Mark

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

  • Marcus



Son of Saint Tranquillinus of Rome who raised him a pagan before his own conversion. Twin brother of Saint Marcellian. 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 Mark“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 November 2018. Web. 17 October 2021. <>