Tuesday, February 16, 2010

St Flavian, Archbishop of Antioch

Commemorated on February 16

Saint Flavian, Archbishop of Antioch, was a contemporary of St John Chrysostom. He attempted to obtain from the emperor Theodosius (379-395) a pardon for the citizens of Antioch, who had angered the emperor by destroying his statue. St Flavian's death was peaceful and without illness. He is also commemorated on September 27.


SAINT OR FEAST POSTED THIS DATE 2009(with 2008's link here also):

No comments: