Wednesday, December 22, 2010

TODAY'S SAINT: DEC. 22: ST. CHAEREMON

St. Chaeremon

BISHOP

Feast: December 22



Information:

Feast Day:December 22
Died:250

Bishop of Nilopolis, in Egypt. When the sever anti-Christian persecution was instituted by Emperor Trajanus Decius (r. 249-251), 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.

source http://www.ewtn.com/saintsHoly/saints/C/stchaeremon.asp

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