August 21, 2017

St. Hormisdas [+420] and Persian Martyrs

From Book V, Chapter 38, of St. Theodoret of Cyrus’  “Ecclesiastical History”: Of the Persecutions in Persia and of them that were Martyred there. At this […]
August 15, 2017

Live Conformably to the Good Precepts of Christ

“We who hated and destroyed one another, and on account of their different manners would not live with men of a different tribe, now, since the […]
February 4, 2017

Feast of St. Vincent of Saragossa, Martyr and Deacon (+304AD), January 22 (OS) / February 4 (NS)

St. Vincent was Deacon in Saragossa, in  what is today modern day Spain. He suffered martyrdom during the last of the great Roman state persecutions under […]
February 3, 2017

Feast of the Holy Virgin-Martyr Agnes of Old Rome [+304], January 21 (OS) / February 3 (NS)

St. Agnes suffered martyrdom in the year of Our Lord 304. This was during the period of the last great Roman state persecutions of the Orthodox […]