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Saint Asterius
Martyr
Died 262, Caesarea, Palaestina
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church
Canonized Pre-congregation
Feast 3 March Roman Catholic

7 August Eastern Orthodox

Asterius of Caesarea was a Roman senator, who became a Christian martyr. After Asterius gave a Christian burial to a Roman soldier Marinus of Caesarea, who suffered martyrdom, he too was condemned to martyrdom, and was beheaded[1].

References

  1. Saint Asterius of Caesarea Patron Saint Index

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