DAMASUS

Using Church funds, Pope Damasus restored and adorned the tombs of the martyrs in the catacombs.  He had epitaphs, which he wrote, carved on stone tablets and affixed to the saints’ tombs.  He had new stairways and light and air shafts constructed for easier access to the catacombs.

FEAST DAY- December 11

PATRON OF- Archaeologists

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