February 14 – Auxentius of Bithynia; Valentine

Auxentius of Bithynia (ca. 410–470 or 473), after serving in the Equestrian Guard (where he guarded the horses admirably), sought out the hermit’s life, withdrawing to Mount Oxia (later called Mt. Auxentius, go on, guess why) to escape the attention of the world and work miracles in wholesale quantities. As we have seen more than… Continue reading February 14 – Auxentius of Bithynia; Valentine