Anastasius of Antioch (martyr)

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Saint Anastasius
Died 302
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church
Canonized Pre-Congregation

9 January Roman Catholic

8 January Eastern Orthodox

Anastasius was a Christian convert who suffered martyrdom with Anthony, Julian, Celsus and Marcionilla, during the persecutions of Diocletian.[1]

He is supposed to have converted after being raised from the dead by Saint Julian of Antioch.

His memorial is on 9 January.

Anastasius is one of the 140 Colonnade saints which adorn St. Peter's Square.


  1. ^ Saint Anastasius Patron Saint Index