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Asterius of Ostia

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Saint Asterius
Died 223, Ostia, Roman Empire
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Canonized Pre-congregation
Major shrine Cathedral of Santa Aurea, Ostia, Italy
Feast 21 October

Asterius of Ostia was a martyred priest. After having buried Pope Callixtus I, after his martyrdom, Asterius was then arrested and drowned at the hands of Roman authorities, in the Tiber River, at Ostia.[1]


  1. St. Asterius Catholic Online

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