February 8 – Theodore Stratelates and Cuthman of Steyning

Theodore Stratelates (d. 319) of Euchaita (in Asia Minor) slew a fierce serpent that lived on a pinnacle and liked to eat passers-by. (I want to ask, How many passers-by does your average pinnacle get? Okay I won’t ask.) He was subsequently made a military commander (stratelates), although he preached the Gospel to the pagans… Continue reading February 8 – Theodore Stratelates and Cuthman of Steyning