Saturday, December 21, 2019

Saint December 22 : St. Chaeremon a Bishop and Martyr during the anti-Christian persecution instituted by Emperor Trajanus Decius


St. Chaeremon 
BISHOP 
  Feast: December 22 
  St. Chaeremon was Bishop of Nilopolis, in Egypt. During the anti-Christian persecution instituted by Emperor Trajanus Decius (r. 249-251), Chaeromon was quite elderly. Chaeromon and some companions fled into the Arabian Desert and they were never seen again. The bishop and his companions are listed as martyrs. (Image Source: Google)

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