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Wednesday, December 22, 2010
TODAY'S SAINT: DEC. 22: ST. CHAEREMON
Feast: December 22
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.