Romanus Ostiarius

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Saint Romanus Ostiarius
Martyr
Diedc. 258
Venerated inCatholic Church
Major shrineRelics in the churches of San Lorenzo and Santa Catarina dei Funari, Rome
FeastAugust 9

Saint Romanus Ostiarius is a legendary saint of the Catholic Church. His legend states that he was a soldier who converted to Christianity by the example of Saint Lawrence, who baptized Romanus after the soldier was imprisoned. He became a church ostiary in Rome and was later martyred.

External links[edit]

  • Wikisource-logo.svg Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Sts. Romanus" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
  • Colonnade Statue in St Peter's Square