Saint Maximilian of Tebessa (274-295) Born the son of Fabius Victor, a soldier in the Roman army, Maximilian was obliged to enlist at the age of 21. On 12 March, 295 AD, at the City of ...(Read the rest of his story here:) https://www.facebook.com/St.Eugene.OMI/photos/a.1490771924522168.1073741828.1490724774526883/1556908964575130/?type=1&theater
St. Jerome. Born 340-2; died at Bethlehem, 30 September, 420AD. He went to Rome about 360, where he was baptized & became interested in ecclesiastical matters. From Rome he went to Trier, famous for its schools & there began his theological studies. He settled in Antioch. From 374-9 Jerome led an ascetical life in the desert of Chalcis, sw of Antioch. Ordained priest at Antioch, he went to Constantinople (380-81), where a friendship sprang up between him & St. Gregory of Nazianzus. YBH.
Merry Christmas! It is also the Feast of Saint Eugenia (died c AD 258) Her legend, considered apocryphal, states that she was converted by and martyred with Protus and Hyacinth, her Chamberlains, during the persecution of Valerian. She was... (Read the rest of her story here) https://www.facebook.com/St.Eugene.OMI/photos/a.1490771924522168.1073741828.1490724774526883/1523990631200297/?type=1&theater
St. John Chrysostom (c. 347 - 407) John was born in Antioch in 349 to Greco-Syrian parents. Different scholars describe his mother Anthusa as a pagan or as a Christian, and his father was a high-ranking military officer. Read the rest of his story here: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=686453491437810&set=a.488124947937333.1073741829.100002194965757&type=1&theater
September 6th is the Feast of: St. Chagnoald (? - 633 AD) He was a Frankish bishop of Laon during the 7th century. The family to which Chagnoald belonged is known as the Faronids, named after his brother Saint Faro, who was bishop of Meaux, while his sister was Saint ...(See the rest of his story here:) https://www.facebook.com/St.Eugene.OMI/
Not only is it Christmas Day, it is also the Feast of: Saint Eugenia (? - 258) She was said to have been the daughter of Philip, "duke" of Alexandria and governor of Egypt. She had fled her father's house dressed in men's ,,,(see the rest of the story here:) https://www.facebook.com/St.Eugene.OMI/
Pope Hilary (Hilarius) (? - 468) As archdeacon under Pope Leo I, he fought vigorously for the rights of the Roman See and vigorously opposed the condemnation of Flavian of ...(Read the rest of his story here:) https://www.facebook.com/St.Eugene.OMI/photos/a.1490771924522168.1073741828.1490724774526883/1551328418466518/?type=1&theater