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Saint Romanus Ostiarius is a legendary saint of the Catholic Church. His legend states that he was a soldier who converted to Christianity by the example of Saint Lawrence, who baptized Romanus after the soldier was imprisoned. He became a church ostiary in Rome and was later martyred.

Saint Romanus Ostiarius
Diedc. 258
Venerated inCatholic Church
Major shrineRelics in the churches of San Lorenzo and Santa Catarina dei Funari, Rome
FeastAugust 9

External linksEdit

  •   Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Sts. Romanus" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
  • Colonnade Statue in St Peter's Square