St. Chaeremon

BISHOP

Feast: December 22
 



Information:

Feast Day: December 22
Died: 250

 

Bishop of Nilopolis, in Egypt. When the sever anti-Christian persecution was instituted by Emperor Trajanus Decius (r. 249-251), Chaeromon was quite elderly. he and several companions fled into the Arabian Desert and were never seen again. The bishop and his companions are listed as martyrs.

 

(Taken from Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints)


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