Thursday, December 8, 2022

Saint Chrysanthus – Saint of the Day – 25 October

Saint Chrysanthus Biography

Saint Chrysanthus Profile. Born: Early 3rd century in Egypt, Africa. Worked in Germany. Died: 283 AD in Germany. Feast Day is celebrated on 25 October.

The Memorial of Saint Chrysanthus – Saint of the Day

Saint Chrysanthus Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth Early 3rd century
Country of Birth Egypt in Africa
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Married
Profession missionary
Place of Work Germany
Date of Death 283 AD
Place of Death Germany
Feast Day 25 October
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of Eissel, Germany and Salzburg, Austria

Saint Chrysanthus Biography

Saint Chrysanthus was married to Saint Daria. He was zealous and public in his Christianity. He died during the persecutions of Numerian and Carinus.

Many legends developed around a couple of married martyrs, and others were re-written to use them as their lead characters. Modern scholarship has dismissed all these, leaving only two of the thousands of faithful who lost their lives in the early days of the Church.

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