New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Genesius of Rome

[Saint Genesius of Rome]Article

Martyr (286 or 303). He was a Roman comedian who, during a derisive theatrical representation of Baptism, was converted; he suffered under Diocletian. Patron of theatrical performers and musicians, invoked against epilepsy. Relics partly in San Giovanni della Pigna, partly in San Susanna di Termini, and the chapel of Saint Lawrence. Feast, 25 August.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Genesius”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 8 August 2013. Web. 25 October 2014. <>