Celsus and Marcionilla

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Saints Celsus and Marcionilla
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Christ with Saints Julian and Basilissa, Celsus and Marcionilla, Pompeo Batoni, 1736-8.
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church
Feast9 January Romasn Catholic 8 January Eastern Orthodox

Celsus and Marcionilla were early Christian martyrs. Marcionilla was a married laywoman,[1] and Celsus was her son. Together with Anastasius, Anthony, and Julian they suffered martyrdom during the persecutions of Diocletian.[2]


  1. ^ Saint Marcionilla Archived March 24, 2009, at the Wayback Machine Patron Saint Index
  2. ^ Saint Celsus Archived December 6, 2008, at the Wayback Machine Patron Saint Index

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