Martyr Saturninus and the rest, of Nicomedia

The Holy Martyrs Saturinus, Quadratus of Nicomedia, Rufinus and others suffered at Nicomedia during the persecutions of the emperor Decius (249-251) and his successor Valerian (253-259).

Two noblemen, Saturinus and Rufinus witnessed the torture of St Quadratus, and were moved with pity for the martyr. This was noticed, and Saturinus and Rufinus were beheaded.