December 2020

St. Sylvester

St. Pope Sylvester I (born circa 285, died 31 December 335) was the bishop of Rome from 31 January 314 until his death. He is remembered in particular for his leadership through two heretical controversies in the Church – Donatism and Arianism – as well as the baptism of Constantine and the triumph of the […]

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St. Stephen

St. Stephen (c. 5 – c. 34 AD) is traditionally venerated as the protomartyr or first martyr of Christianity. According to the Acts of the Apostles, he was a deacon in the early Church at Jerusalem who angered members of various synagogues by his teachings. Accused of blasphemy at his trial, he made a speech

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