April 15

in the Month of the Blessed Eucharist


Saint Basilissa and Saint Anastasia (68).

These were two noble Roman women, disciples of the Apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul. They were the pallbearers of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, and buried the bodies of these Apostles after they were martyred, in the year 67. Saint Basilissa and Saint Anastasia were themselves martyred one year later by the Emperor Nero.