ST. CHRYSOGONUS, M.
THE name of this holy martyr, who was apprehended
at Rome, but be headed at Aquileia in the persecution of Dioclesian,
occurs in the canon of the mass, and is mentioned in the ancient
Calendar of Carthage of the fifth century,1 and in all Western
Martyrologies since that time. The church in Rome of which he is
titular saint, is mentioned in a council held by pope Symmachus, and
in the epistles of St. Gregory the Great; it gives title to a
cardinal priest. The head of St. Chrysogonus is shown there in a rich
case, but his body is at Venice.