Text from The Saint Andrew Daily Missal,
unless stated otherwise.
Pope And Martyr.
Feast Day 26 May.
This illustration of Pope Saint Eleutherius is from The Lives and Times of the Popes
by Chevalier Artaud de Montor, New York: The Catholic Publication Society of America, 1911.
It was originally published in 1842.
Date: 6 June 2013.
Author: Artaud de Montor (1772–1849).
Saint Eleutherius governed The Church during the period that followed the persecution of the Emperor Commodus.
Faith, at the time, made great progress in the whole World. After a Pontificate lasting fifteen years, he died in 185 A.D., and was buried on The Vatican Hill, near the body of Saint Peter.
Mass: In Paschaltide: Protexisti.
Mass: Out of Paschaltide: Státuit.