Saint Palerio of Telese

detail of an Italian holy card of Saint Palerio of Telese, artist, date and photographer unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Bishop of Telese, Italy. Saint Equizio of Telese served as his deacon.


  • buried in the church of San Palerio at an unknown point
  • grave re-discovered following a vision in 1167
  • relics re-discovered in 1712 when the old church was being demolished
  • relics enshrined under the high altar of the church of Saint John the Baptist on 5 March 1713


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Palerio of Telese“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 June 2015. Web. 25 January 2022. <>