Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Saint March 13 : St. Roderic and St. Salomon : Martyrs in Spain - #España

Sts. Roderic and Salomon MARTYRS OF SPAIN 
Feast: March 13 Born: 9th century southern Spain 
Died: 857   Roderic, also called Rudericus and Rodrigo, was a priest at Cabra who was assaulted by his two brothers, one a Musliand the other a lapsed Catholic. He was denounced by the Muslim brother and imprisoned for falling away from the Islamic faith. Roderic proclaimed that he had always been a Christian but was charged with apostasy. In prison, he met Salomon, a man under the same charge. They were beheaded at Cordoba after a long period of imprisonment. (Taken from Catholic Encyclopedia )

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