Saint for April 12

Monastic Martyrs Menas, David, and John, of Palestine Commemorated on April 12 The Monk Martyrs Menas, David and John lived in Palestine. They were martyred in the seventh century by Arabs, who shot them through with arrows (+ post 636, when Jerusalem was captured by the Arabs).

Saint for April 10

Martyr Terence and 40 others beheaded at Carthage Commemorated on April 10 The Holy Martyr Terence and his companions suffered under the emperor Decius (249-251). The emperor issued an edict commanding all subjects to offer sacrifice to the pagan idols. When the governor of Africa Fortunianus received this edict, he gathered the people into the city …

Saint for April 10 Read More »