Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Egyptian martyr is Saint of the Day

Image of St. Chaeromon


Feastday: December 22
Death: 250

Bishop of Nilopolis, in Egypt. When the persecution was instituted by Emperor Trajanus Decius, Chaeromon Was quite elderly. He and several companions fled into the Arabian desert and were never seen again. The bishop and his companions are listed as martyrs.

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