- Valerian of Trastevere
Brother of Saint Tiburtius; married to Saint Cecilia. Convert to Christianity. Ministered to Christians imprisoned for their faith. Arrested and tortured for their ministry. Offered his freedom if he would sacrifice to pagan idols; he declined. Martyr.
- beaten to death in 229 Rome, Italy
- legend says that a violent storm broke out as they died, leading to the patronage against storms
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- “Saint Valerian of Rome“. Saints.SQPN.com. 15 April 2013. Web. 26 May 2013. <>