Asterius of Caesarea

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Saint Asterius
Martyr
Died262
Caesarea, Palaestina
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church
CanonizedPre-congregation
Feast3 March Roman Catholic 7 August Eastern Orthodox

Asterius of Caesarea was a Roman senator, who became a Christian martyr. After Asterius gave a Christian burial to a Roman soldier Marinus of Caesarea, who suffered martyrdom, he too was condemned to martyrdom, and was beheaded.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saint Asterius of Caesarea Patron Saint Index