Saint Marcellian

Memorial

Profile

Son of Saint Tranquillinus of Rome who raised him a pagan before his own conversion. Twin brother of Saint Mark. Convert to Christianity. May have been a deacon. Imprisoned for his faith during the persecutions of Maximian Herculeus. Visited in prison by Saint Sebastian who encouraged him not to give in. Martyr.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Marcellian“. Saints.SQPN.com. 21 November 2013. Web. 17 April 2014. <>