Saint December 22 : St. Chaeremon a Bishop and Martyr During the Anti-Christian Persecution Instituted by Emperor Trajanus Decius

St. Chaeremon
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)