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Saint Elesbaan

Christian king of Ethiopia, probably a Monophysite, called Calam-Negus by the Abyssinians. He fought the Jewish usurper Dunaan, who had committed atrocities against Christians. Elesbaan was also guilty of dreadful revenges against Dunaan's followers. He resigned, leaving the throne to his son, and ended his life as an eremite.

By |2017-01-02T12:38:16+00:00October 27th, 2016|About Today|

Saints Crispin and Crispinian

Unreliable legend had Crispin and Crispinian, noble Roman brothers who with St. Quintinus, went to Gaul to preach the gospel and settled at Soissons. They were most successful in convert work during the day and worked as shoemakers at night. By order of Emperor Maximian, who was visiting in Gaul, they were haled before Rictiovarus [...]

By |2017-01-02T12:38:16+00:00October 25th, 2016|About Today|