March 13 Saints of the Day – Nicephorus of Constantinople and Euphrasia of Constantinople

On this day in 1639, New College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was renamed for clergyman John Harvard, who, unlike the other candidates for the name change, was dead at the time and thus unable to object. Our eastern saint today is Nicephorus of Constantinople (ca. 758 – 829). After his father was scourged and banished (to… Continue reading March 13 Saints of the Day – Nicephorus of Constantinople and Euphrasia of Constantinople