Icon Mosaic of St. Calepodius,
Priest & Martyr of Rome
Feast: May 10
Calepodius was a Roman martyr who suffered for Christ together with
Sts. Palmatius, Simplicius, Felix, Blanda, and companions. They
suffered under Emperor Severus Alexander in the pontificate of St.
Callistus I. Calepodius was a priest and the first of the group to
suffer. His name is honored by a Roman catacomb. Holy Hieromartyr
Calepodius, pray to God for us!
2nd image, on the right, St. Calepodius is the figure farthest right.
On the left, the inscription is visible: CA LEPODIUS PBR, that is,
Icon from the ancient
basilica in Rome of St. Mary in Trastevere. by Pietro Cavallini.