Monday, May 2, 2011

Saint Abachum

Memorial

* 19 January

Profile

Born to the nobility. Son of Saint Maris and Saint Martha, brother of Saint Audifax. Convert. Martyred with his whole family in the persecutions of Aurelian.

Born

* in Persia

Died

* beheaded in 270 at Saint Ninfa, 13 miles from Rome, Italy
* relics discovered in Rome in 1590

Canonized

* Pre-Congregation

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