Saints of the Day – Valerius of Saragossa

detail of a bas relief of Saint Valerius of Saragossa, Veruela - Sepulcro del abad Lope Marco, attributed to Pedro de Moreto h. 1552-1553; taken by ecelan on 6 October 2006; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

Died 315; feast day formerly on January 28. Valerius was Deacon Saint Vincent’s bishop with the stammer. He is said to have been arrested under Diocletian and shared Vincent’s cruel imprisonment, but then was sent into exile. He died in peace either in exile or in Saragossa (Attwater, Attwater2, Benedictines).

MLA Citation

  • Katherine I Rabenstein. Saints of the Day, 1998. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 October 2021. Web. 24 October 2021. <>