Saint for April 6

Saint Eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople Commemorated on April 6 Saint Eutychius, Archbishop of Constantinople, was born in a village called “Divine” in the province of Phrygia. His father Alexander was a soldier, and his mother Synesia was the daughter of the priest Hesychius of Augustopolis. Saint Eutychius received the first rudiments of his education and a …

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Saint for April 4

Pherbutha of Persia, with her sister, and servant Commemorated on April 4 The Holy Martyr Pherbutha (Phermoutha) and her sister and servants were martyred for Christ between the years 341 and 343. Saint Pherbutha and her sister were sisters of Bishop Simeon of Seleucia, who suffered for Christ under the Persian emperor Sapor between the …

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Saint for April 3

Theodosia of Tyre Commemorated on April 3 Once, during a persecution against Christians, which had already lasted for five years, the seventeen-year-old Saint Theodosia visited condemned Christian prisoners in the Praetorium in Caesarea, Palestine. It was the day of Glorious Resurrection, and the martyrs spoke about the Kingdom of God. Saint Theodosia asked them to …

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Saint for April 2

This is a very short account of a brother in Christ that stood firm in faith not fear. Martyr Polycarp of Alexandria Commemorated on April 2 The Holy Martyr Polycarp suffered for his bold denunciation of the emperor Maxmian (305-313) for spilling innocent Christian blood in the city of Alexandria. He openly confessed himself a …

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