February 15 – Onesimus of the Seventy; Sigfrid of Sweden

Onesimus of the Seventy (d. ca. 109) is proof that even a slave, if he eats all his vegetables and washes behind his ears, can grow up to be a bishop. Onesimus, the subject of St. Paul’s Epistle to Philemon, was Philemon’s slave, and had run away to Rome after stealing something from him. There… Continue reading February 15 – Onesimus of the Seventy; Sigfrid of Sweden