Saints Celsus and Marcionilla
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Christ with Saints Julian and Basilissa, Celsus and Marcionilla, Pompeo Batoni, 1736-8.
Died 302, Antioch
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church
Canonized Pre-Congregation
Feast 9 January Romasn Catholic

8 January Eastern Orthodox

Celsus and Marcionilla were early Christian martyrs. Marcionilla was a married laywomen,[1] and Celsus was her son. Together with Anastasius, Anthony, and Julian they suffered martyrdom during the persecutions of Diocletian.[2]


  1. Saint Marcionilla Patron Saint Index
  2. Saint Celsus Patron Saint Index

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