Saint Cassian of Imola

Memorial

Profile

Schoolmaster at Imola, Italy who taught writing. During one of the imperial persecutions he was ordered to sacrifice to pagan gods; he refused. He was turned over to his pagan students who stabbed him to death with their iron styles, the device used as a pencil on wax tablets.

Died

Canonized

Patronage

Representation

  • man being stabbed by children
  • paper
  • pen
  • writing instruments
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Cassian of Imola“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 July 2014. Web. 2 September 2014. <>