Desiderata a name sometimes applied to the sacraments, as being desired by all Christians. Desiderius.
(1) Bishop of Vienne, martyr at Lyons; natal day, February 11. According to Ado, he suffered martyrdom on May 23, and was translated February 11.
(2) Bishop of Ferrara; day of death, May 23.
(3) The reader, martyr at Naples under Diocletian, with Januarius the bishop, and others; commemorated September 19.