Friday, December 9, 2022

Saint Nereus of Terracina – Feast Day – May 12

St. Nereus of Terracina Biography

St. Nereus of Terracina Profile. Born: unknown in Italy, Europe. Worked in Italy. Died: 98 in Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on May 12.

The Memorial of St. Nereus of Terracina – Saint of the Day

St. Nereus of Terracina Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth unknown
Country of Birth Italy in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Not Married
Profession Soldier
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death 98
Place of Death Italy
Feast Day May 12
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Nereus of Terracina was a soldier in the Roman army and a member of the Praetorian Guard. He converted to Christianity and baptized by St. Peter the Apostle. Nereus was banished to the island of Pontia because of his faith. He suffered with Saint Flavia Domitilla and became a martyr with his brother, Saint Achilles.

Saint Nereus of Terracina
St. Nereus of Terracina

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