Pope Saint Sylvester I

[Pope Saint Sylvester I]Also known as

  • Silvester

Memorial

Profile

Son of Rufinus. Pope in the reign of Emperor Constantine I. Built the Basilica of Saint John Lateran and other churches. Sent legates to the First Council of Nicaea, and was involved in the controversy over Arianism. The spurious Donation of Constantine was supposedly given to Saint Sylvester.

Born

  • Roman

Papal Ascension

Died

Canonized

Patronage

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Saint Sylvester I“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 August 2014. Web. 20 November 2014. <>