Sunday, December 13, 2009

Martyr Auxentius at Sebaste

Commemorated on December 13

Saint Auxentius was one of the Five Companions who suffered for Christ under the emperor Diocletian (284-305) at Sebaste, in Armenia. Sts Eustratius, Mardarius, Eugene, and Orestes were the other four.

Among the first Christians imprisoned and undergoing torture at that time was St Auxentius, a presbyter of the Arabian Church. He was beheaded.


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