Saint of the Day

May 22: Saints Castus and Aemilius

Today’s saints, Castus and Aemilius, teach us that not every Christian went cheerfully and quickly to martyrdom. The early Church father, Saint Cyprian, bishop of Carthage, tells us most of what we know about the two men. During the persecution of the Roman emperor Decius, they were arrested for being Christians and were brutally tortured. […]

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