Saints of the Day for May 6: Saints Marian and James
Saints Marian and James’s Story: Saint Marian, an ordained lector, and Saint James, a deacon, were martyred during the persecution of Valerian around the year 259
What we know about Marian and James
Few other facts are known about them.
It seems that while they were in prison, each had a vision regarding his martyrdom.
They drew courage from these apparitions and were able to courageously face death.
They were joined in their deaths by other Christians.