|65. "Here lies Ioudas and Ioses, archons and priests and brothers."
66. "Here lies Ioudas, the priest."
As for the office of priest, the esteem bestowed upon the descendants of the family of Aaron continued as a tradition just as it does today. In Rome their main activity was to deliver benedictions; however, the inscription that immediately follows indicates that the office did not exclude the performance of other duties. All five of the inscriptions referring to priests in the catacombs of Rome were found in the Monteverde catacomb.