Saint of the day
The Saint of the Day presents a daily calendar of Saints remembered by the Church and featured in the Vatican calendar. The pages feature the stories of the great witnesses of Christian life through the centuries, lighting our way on our journey of faith.
Sts. Mary and Neone, Martyrs in the cemetery of Callistus on the via Appia
Together with their parents, Adria and Pauline; an uncle, Hippolytus; and several others; Martia (or Martana) and Neon were martyred in the persecution launched by Valerian in the year 257. In the 8th century, their relics were translated to the Roman church of Sant’Agata dei Goti.